We’re Hiring: Project Officer

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? At Primary Care International (PCI), we’re not just about making a difference; we’re about creating lasting change in communities around the world. We’re seeking a dynamic and driven Project Officer to join our agile team. In this role, you’ll be the backbone of our … Read more …

We’re hiring: Finance Manager

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of others? Do you thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment? We’re hiring for a Finance Manager, remote working. Click here to learn more.

Primary Care International appoints new Strategy Director

Having taken a critical look at the organisation’s business model and areas of focus, Primary Care International (PCI)’s Board of Directors and CEO have decided to implement an organisational restructure, focusing on the delivery and growth of our current high-quality work and partnerships, whilst exploring how best to adapt our business model to ensure continued … Read more …

New paper in PCI’s Primary Care Practice series: WHO NCD kits as an entry point to training in emergencies

The third paper in our Primary Care Practice series is out now. Entitled ‘WHO NCD kits as an entry point to training in emergencies’ In this paper, we explore the WHO Non-Communicable Diseases Kit (NCDK) initiative, which aims to enhance the management of patients with NCDs in emergency settings, particularly in regions with displaced populations. … Read more …

Our 2022 Annual Report – out now!

In the wake of an eventful year, we are thrilled to unveil our latest Annual Report, offering insights into our continued journey towards a brighter, healthier future. Welcoming our new CEO, Steve Murigi, and building upon the foundations laid last year, we embark on a new chapter of progress and transformation. Find out some of … Read more …

Transforming Healthcare Education: The Power of Digital Learning for the Health Workforce

Digital technologies have revolutionised various aspects of our lives, including education. Traditional learning models are rapidly changing as digital tools and resources integrate, giving rise to digital learning. This shift has the potential to transform training for the health workforce, empowering professionals to acquire and enhance their skills and knowledge more efficiently. The COVID-19 pandemic … Read more …

We are hiring: Head of Programmes and Business Development

This is an exciting time to be joining PCI: with a refreshed Vision, Mission and Sustainable Impact Principles we are seeking to really grow the PCI Academy – our online home for learning – with a focus on bringing the voices of healthcare workers participating in PCI’s programmes into the centre of our thinking. We’re … Read more …

Access to Quality Healthcare for Cancer: A Fundamental Human Right and Social Justice Issue

In low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), the treatment of cancer is far behind that of  high-income countries (HICs). Inadequate investments in primary healthcare (PHC), the skills gap between cancer care providers in LMICs and their counterparts in HICs are some of the major obstacles to providing quality care for cancer patients in LMICs, along with … Read more …

How are humanitarians using AI tools like Chat GPT?

The use of AI (Artificial Intelligence) is rapidly growing in various industries and fields, including healthcare, finance, manufacturing, transportation, the humanitarian sector and more. AI technology has the ability to automate routine tasks, analyse vast amounts of data, and make predictions or recommendations based on patterns and trends that humans may not detect. As AI … Read more …

Call for Consultants – Project Lead and Content Writers for Clinical Training Materials

Attention all healthcare professionals! PCI is working in partnership with the Primary Health Care Institute (PHCI) of the Libyan Ministry of Health to enhance the capabilities of the primary healthcare workforce in Libya. The goal is to provide high-quality, evidence-based care to the Libyan population. The project is supported by GIZ’s Improving Primary Health Care … Read more …

Meet the CEO, Steve Murigi

1. Can you tell us about your background and how this led you to global health? Growing up in the rural countryside of Kenya in the early 80s was a critically formative period in my life. I was born to a mother who was barely out of high school, and I lived with my grandmother … Read more …

PCI and Red Whale partnership to support primary healthcare systems strengthening

Primary Care International (PCI) and Red Whale are pleased to announce a renewed partnership agreement between the two organisations. Red Whale, a founding sponsor of PCI, is one of the UK’s leading primary care medical education providers and since 2014 has supported the work of PCI as a social enterprise, to strengthen primary healthcare globally. … Read more …

Humanitarian learning delivery: has the pandemic led to lasting change?

COVID-19, non-communicable diseases and poverty represent a global health emergency on a scale which is difficult to comprehend. However, there is a need for innovative solutions, co-created with partners and stakeholders, to address primary healthcare workforce capacity, particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where health systems lack resilience and are inadequately equipped to respond … Read more …

Your top 10 PCI stories from 2022

At PCI, we like to share news of our projects and opinion pieces on a range of themes related to primary care. Here are the biggest hits on our website in 2022! Did you miss any of them? You can check them out: 1. PCI appoints Steve Murigi as new CEO as we said goodbye … 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 …

Welcoming New Leadership and Embracing Future Growth at PCI

In an exciting phase of growth and development at PCI, we are delighted to announce Dr Matthew Harris as our new Chair of the Board. A Clinical Senior Lecturer in Public Health at Imperial College London and an Honorary Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Matthew brings extensive experience in global health and innovation diffusion. As … Read more …