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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 »

PCI appoints Julia Beart as new CEO

Primary Care International (PCI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Beart as Chief Executive Officer from 1st December 2018. Julia is taking over from co-founder Jonathan Winter, who has led PCI from its inception as the international ‘social enterprise’ arm of medical education company Red Whale. Julia joined PCI in 2015 and, as… Read more »

Partnering for Impact: what kinds of collaboration are needed to tackle NCDs?

As Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) campaigners gear up for the 3rd UN High Level Meeting on NCDs later this month – with the highest ever turnout of global leaders expected to be in attendance – we have been challenging ourselves and our partners to make sense of the rhetoric around ‘multi-stakeholder collaboration’ and ‘multi-sector working’. In… Read more »

PCI’s Annual Report 2017 is out now!

As we come to the end of another busy year, we are delighted to share with you our  Primary Care International Annual Review 2017 Please do click through to read all about our highlights from the past year and our priorities for the coming year. Seasons Greetings and all our wishes for a peaceful New… Read more »

Bringing the Family Medicine Model to China: A View from Guangzhou

Some of the health statistics associated with a country as vast as China can be challenging to comprehend. 100 million people in China have diabetes. 40% of the cigarettes in the world are smoked in China. Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes and heart disease cause nearly 90% of the 10 million deaths in China… Read more »

Training Across Borders – Reaching Healthcare Workers on the Front-Line

“If I can keep Syria’s children healthy, then I’ll be happy” concluded Masud*, a doctor who participated in a PCI training workshop for the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Amman last month. We were chatting over coffee during a short break in a busy programme about Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) management, using ‘Emergency NCD Kits’ that… Read more »

We’re recruiting – could you be our next Partnerships Manager?

Partnerships Manager   3 days/week @ FTE £30,000 (depending on skills and experience) 12-month fixed term contract initially with a view to renewing beyond the first year. Home-based with occasional meetings in Oxford and in London. Please note that this is a UK based role and that applicants must have the right to live and… Read more »

Healthcare Innovation Programme sees new partnership with Health Builders in Rwanda

PCI is delighted to be launching a new collaboration with Health Builders, who have spent nearly a decade developing and strengthening health systems in Rwanda. Through a structured process of engagement with local primary care facilities, staff are mentored as they work to improve their management performance in areas such as human resources, infrastructure, finances… Read more »