News

PCI joins the panel of WHO’s ‘NCD Hard talks’

Our Clinical Director, Dr Mamsallah Faal-Omisore shared experiences from our work in WHO’s ‘NCD Hard Talks’ webinar series.  With the focus on ‘Building an NCD Ready Workforce’, Mamsallah shared how PCI has supported the expansion of the breadth and depth of NCD care in a number of different settings by working with PHC health workers … Read more …

Primary Care International appoints new Clinical Director

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Mamsallah Faal-Omisore as our new Clinical Director, with effect from November this year. Mamsallah has been working with PCI since 2017, most recently in the role of Senior Clinical Advisor. She takes on her new role at a pivotal moment for PCI as we have ramped … Read more …

Digital Partnerships for Better Health: developing innovative e-learning resources in Mexico

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with the Better Health Programme Mexico, supporting primary healthcare workers to tackle diabetes, with an initial focus on the state of Chiapas. We will be developing e-learning courses for doctors and nurses focused on detection, diagnosis and treatment/management of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), as well as multidisciplinary and … Read more …

Free COVID19 e-learning module for primary care clinicians in resource-poor settings.

As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the globe, PCI has received urgent requests from front-line primary healthcare workers in resource-poor settings around the world. Rapidly mobilising to respond to these requests – we are now launching brand new COVID-19 e-learning content hosted within our new PCI Academy – for free – to primary care … Read more …

Help us share COVID-19 guidance with healthworkers globally

We have just launched a fundraising appeal to allow us to share urgently needed new online guidance on COVID-19 with frontline primary healthcare workers in resource poor settings around the world. Rapidly mobilising to respond to requests from doctors and nurses working in already challenging settings – we are this week launching brand new COVID-19 … Read more …

Bridging the gap at global forum on NCDs

The Global NCD Alliance Forum aims to convene, unite and mobilise NCD civil society. The focus of the third biennial forum was: ‘Bridging the gap’: looking to accelerate global efforts to turn policy and commitments into action for people and communities most affected. PCI’s Jane Lennon attended the event, representing the UK Working Group on … Read more …

PCI’s Annual Report for 2019

We are pleased to share with you our Annual Report for 2019. The report shows the diversity of projects we have worked on, as well as our impact throughout the year. We would like to acknowledge and thank all our partners, clients, advisors, colleagues and friends who have inspired and challenged us throughout 2019. We … Read more …

PCI’s new project in Namibia: supporting the MoHSS

A Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) NCD screening event in Namibia showed that the prevalence of hypertension in adults is up to 40% in some areas. This means a resulting high incidence of stroke and heart disease. PCI is pleased to be supporting the MoHSS, through our Letshego funded Healthcare Innovation Programme, to … Read more …

PCI’s Annual Report for 2018

As we come to the end of the year, we are pleased to share with you our Annual Report for 2018. With highlights from the past year, it’s a reminder of what a busy and varied year we have had, and a time to acknowledge and thank all our partners, clients, advisors, colleagues and friends … Read more …