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Learning with yoyo’s in Cairo

Dr David Mazza, PCI’s clinician, describes his return to Cairo to assess progress made in the development of family medicine. In July 2016, Tabibi 24/7 asked PCI to work with its healthcare professionals to enhance the delivery of primary care in Cairo. Having carried out the workshop over a year ago, I was delighted to … Read more …

Training The Master Trainers In Botswana: An Invitation From The Ministry Of Health and Wellness

The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) invited PCI to train teams of health care workers chosen from the eight Districts of Botswana that currently provide care for diabetes and hypertension to become ‘Master Trainers’. A senior official from the MOHW opened the 5-day workshop at 8.30am on Day 1 by outlining the growing problem … Read more …

PCI is recruiting a new Projects Coordinator – here’s how to apply!

We are a dynamic social enterprise looking for a Projects Coordinator to provide effective project management support to our clinical teams as well as manage and develop our digital products and services. Working flexibly from home, you will play an important role in our small, friendly team helping us to deliver successful projects across a … Read more …

Could you be PCI’s new Clinical Course Lead?

An important strand of PCI’s work is delivering GP Update style courses in other high-income settings such as Sweden and Australia. As well as expanding access to an unbiased, pragmatic, evidence-based CME for GPs/family doctors in other countries, revenues generated from these courses are used to support our operational costs as we expand our work … Read more …

Dispatches from Jordan

PCI has just completed a week of training in Amman, Jordan, for clinicians working with the international humanitarian medical organization Médécins Sans Frontières (MSF).  In keeping with the rapidly growing burden of non-communicable disease (NCDs) such as diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease worldwide, MSF is expanding its provision of NCD care services across … Read more …

Practical Innovation in Tackling NCDs

Last week in Nairobi, in partnership with Letshego, PCI hosted a strategic innovation workshop on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Thirty people from 18 invited organisations took part. They included representatives from two governments, and some of the world’s most experienced innovators in affordable primary healthcare. The dynamic workshop format enabled participants to refine an NCD ‘Theory … Read more …