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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.

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 …