We’re recruiting for a Project Manager

We’re looking for a p/t Project Manager (maternity cover) to provide effective project management support to our clinical teams. Working flexibly from home, you will play an important role in our small, friendly team helping us to deliver successful projects across a range of settings globally for a number of partners including some very high … Read more …

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 …

Championing primary health care: now more than ever

Welcome to the start of ‘Primary Care Perspectives’: a new Op-Ed series from PCI exploring resilient systems and healthy populations in the context of Covid-19 and beyond. We will be partnering with authors from within our own network as well as our partners to publish a collection of opinion pieces drawing on our collective experience as primary care practitioners, as social justice advocates and as global citizens. The first of these is co-authored with David Peiris of The George Institute and looks at why we need to focus on primary healthcare – now more than ever.

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 …

Help us share COVID-19 guidance with healthworkers globally

We have just launched a fundraising appeal to allow us to share urgently needed new online guidance on COVID-19 with frontline primary healthcare workers in resource poor settings around the world. Rapidly mobilising to respond to requests from doctors and nurses working in already challenging settings – we are this week launching brand new COVID-19 … Read more …

Supporting a model for primary health care in Libya: investing in healthworkers

Against the backdrop of COVID-19 we are hearing more about the importance of strengthening health systems and the health workforce in combatting this pandemic, especially in resource-limited settings. The WHO’s Director General tells us that “we’re as strong as the weakest link.” In the blog below Dr Mawaheb Shelli in Libya shares her experience about … Read more …

Bridging the gap at global forum on NCDs

The Global NCD Alliance Forum aims to convene, unite and mobilise NCD civil society. The focus of the third biennial forum was: ‘Bridging the gap’: looking to accelerate global efforts to turn policy and commitments into action for people and communities most affected. PCI’s Jane Lennon attended the event, representing the UK Working Group on … Read more …