Strengthening virtual primary care across the Middle East: our new partnership with Altibbi

We’re delighted to be partnering with Altibbi to provide learning for their telehealth practitioners across the region, through our new PCI Academy. Altibbi is the leading digital health platform in the Middle East & North Africa region.  The platform currently facilitates around 10,000 consultations per day with carefully selected and trained doctors. Altibbi is now … Read more …

We’re hiring: Finance Manager role

We’re looking for a Finance Manager to manage and operate our existing finance function. Working flexibly from home, you will perform a core role in our small, friendly team helping to maintain financial stability and control as we focus on our mission to deliver successful projects across a range of settings globally. 15 hours/week @ … Read more …

Seeking new Chair for PCI

As our Founding Chair retires, we are looking for an inspirational leader to take PCI forward in the next phase of its organisational life, strengthening primary healthcare around the world, and driving forward our strategy to reach 25,000 healthcare workers by 2025. The overall purpose of the Board of Directors is to provide strategic leadership, … Read more …

Post-Covid future for nurses: focus on leadership for long-term change

Kidest Nadew and Enrique Castro-Sánchez, nurses and members of Primary Care International (PCI) Clinical Associate network, share their thoughts and experiences for International Nurses Day on what nurses globally need to thrive. COVID-19 has brought home the key role of frontline health workers and the importance of a strong and supported primary care team: and … Read more …

Managing Covid a year on: stigma, skills and solidarity

Last week we caught up with Dr Edilu Robert in Uganda after he obtained the certificate of completion from PCI’s COVID-19 e-learning course. A year after the first Ugandan presidential address on COVID-19, Robert shared feedback on the training module, as well as discussing the broader impact of the pandemic on the community where he … Read more …

Our new partnership in Libya: strengthening the primary health system

We’re delighted to be working with GIZ on a new project to promote a strengthened primary health workforce in Libya. The years of conflict and instability in Libya have had severe implications on the country’s health system and health workforce.  The World Health Organisation calls its primary care system ‘debilitated’ and there has been an … Read more …

Our 2020 Annual Report – out now!

In 2020 we supported healthcare workers with digital resources in 80 countries around the world, we worked directly with our partners in 10 countries and we produced 108 hours of digital interactive learning. Find out some of the stories behind these figures in our new Annual Report 2020: a year that shone a spotlight on … Read more …

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?