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 …
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 …
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.
A strong primary health workforce as a crucial foundation for quality care in post-conflict setting
During the World Health Assembly we participated in a PHCPI blog series to highlight Primary Health Care as the foundation for achieving universal health coverage, health security and healthier populations globally. Two of our Clinical Associates shared practical learnings from a collaboration with the MoH Libya to promote a strengthened primary healthcare workforce empowered to deliver high-quality, evidence-based care to its population.
Globalising the organisation to localise the response: an act of solidarity with people affected by conflict and forced migration
Read PCI’s CEO, Julia Beart’s, reflections on centring the lived experience of healthcare workers and their populations: recognising that technical solutions are important but context matters – the need to embrace genuine multi-directional learning between human beings.
Q and A with PCI’s new Chair: Dorcas Gwata
Dorcas joined PCI as Chair of the Board at the end of last year. A Clinical Mental Health Nurse Specialist, originally from Zimbabwe, she is a passionate and experienced global health practitioner. Hear her thoughts and plans for PCI in the year ahead.
Your top 10 PCI stories from 2021
What PCI news stories most caught your eye in 2021? Check-out the top 10 most-read articles from last year – did you miss any of them?