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 …

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 …

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.

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 …

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

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 …