We’re hiring: Project Manager role

We’re looking for a Project Manager to provide effective project management support to our clinical teams. 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-profile international agencies. 30 hours/week @ £31-34k pro … Read more …

Making a commitment to planetary health

As shared on BOND’s website, we share why PCI has made a commitment to planetary health: the equitable co-existence of all people alongside our planet. By making this commitment we explicitly acknowledge the inter-connected needs of people and planet, and commit to reducing ecological harm and supporting mitigation and adaptation strategies for climate-resilient healthcare.

PCI appoints Steve Murigi as new CEO

We are delighted to announce that the Board of Primary Care International (PCI) has appointed Steve Murigi as our new Chief Executive Officer. Steve is a public health leader and advocate of inclusive, adaptive, localised and people-centred development practice, with extensive experience in international development across Africa and Europe.

New paper in PCI’s Primary Care Practice series: a model for community NCD care in Uganda

The second paper in our Primary Care Practice series is out now. Entitled ‘A model for community-based hypertension and diabetes care in rural Uganda’, it looks at a project we worked on in partnership with LifeNet International, as part of our Letshego-funded multi-country Healthcare Innovation Programme. The partnership set out to evaluate the impact of … Read more …

PCI receives UN NCD and WHO primary healthcare award

PCI is delighted to have been selected as a recipient of the prestigious UN Interagency Task Force for NCDs and the WHO Special Programme on Primary Health Care Award. The award recognises our work in technical and advocacy support to promote integrated primary healthcare across the world, by adapting NCD-related normative guidance, as well as … Read more …

PCI named as a ‘International Impact’ finalist in Social Enterprise 2022 Awards

We’re delighted to be named a finalist in the ‘International Impact’ category of the prestigious Social Enterprise UK’s 2022 Awards. This recognises the impact we are having as a social enterprise, supporting our partners to strengthen primary care globally. What is a social enterprise? Social enterprises are businesses which trade for a social or environmental … Read more …

Global Hearts paper published: decentralising NCD care in Mozambique

We’re pleased to share our co-authored paper published in the World Heart Federation Global Hearts journal. ‘Empowering Frontline Primary Healthcare Workers in a Global Health Partnership Training of Trainers Intervention to Strengthen the Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Disease in Mozambique.’ Authors: Philippa Harris, Edna Juga, Neusa Bay, Chamila Adams, Patrícia Nhatitima, Adjine Mastala, Nilza … Read more …

Caribbean community health workers managing more NCDs

As highlighted in a new publication from PAHO, NCDs account for over 80% of all deaths in the Americas, with the Caribbean countries showing the highest rates in the region. Our new project with PAHO in the eastern Caribbean region responds to one of the atricle’s recommendations: the need for community health workers to play a bigger role when it comes to NCDs.

Paper published in BMJ Global Health special edition on NCDs in humanitarian settings

We’re pleased to share our co-authored paper published in BMJ Global Health. ‘Strengthening the primary care workforce to deliver high-quality care for NCDs in refugee settings: lessons from a UNHCR partnership.’ Huge thanks to the authors: Philippa Harris, Ros Kirkland, Simon Masanja, Peter LeFeuvre, Sarah Montgomery, Éimhín Ansbro, Mike Woodman and Matt Harris. Read the … Read more …

Adapting NCD materials for humanitarian settings in the Middle East

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with the Danish Red Cross, part of the International Red Cross Federation. We will be working together over the next couple of months to support the management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) for people living in humanitarian settings in the Middle East. This project falls within the Partnering … Read more …