Primary Care Perspectives: Op Ed series

Primary health workforce learning in an era of COVID-19: is digital delivery here to stay?

The latest in our ‘Primary Care Perspectives’ series sees us ‘in conversation’ with PCI Project Managers and colleagues: discussing their experience of the strengthening and development of primary health workforce capacity since COVID-19. Are we seeing a long-term fundamental shift in how this will be done? Or will things be ‘back to normal’ in a year’s time?

Social enterprise models can show us the way in reimagining health systems

What do sewing machines, digital platforms and micro-savings groups have in common? They are all tools used by social enterprise to create community cohesion – and keep those communities healthier. Published in social enterprise magazine ‘Pioneers Post‘, Julia Beart, Angela Chaudhuri, Nigel Crisp and Patricia Odero explore the role of agile, responsive social enterprises in … Read more …

Ensuring access to NCD services: spotlight on the key role of primary care

The latest in our blog series ‘Primary Care Perspectives’ looks at the unique, and critical, role of primary healthcare in ensuring continuity of NCD care during a global health emergency. It shares first-hand the challenges being faced by the health system in Mozambique, many of which are common to resource-poor settings globally.

The Unpaid Debt of Underinvestment in Public Health

Limited progress on the social determinants of health has left populations in Kenya and elsewhere vulnerable to COVID-19. While the bill is past due, we have the opportunity to use the novel coronavirus as a wake-up call to start balancing the accounts