PCI Academy

Hearing from healthcare learners and leaders

This summer we oficially launched the PCI Academy with our inaugural online NCD course, in partnership with UNHCR. We now hear feedback directly from some of the primary healthcare workers who have completed the course. Dr. Bashir Dirie Jama from Somaliland, Dr Happy Paulianne Mwete from Burundi, Dr Sila Monthe from Kenya and Edward Vukoni … Read more …

Rethinking global healthworker education: the value of multi-directional learning

What does it mean to ‘build capacity’ of healthcare workers globally? We know that clinical expertise must be matched with knowledge and appreciation of context – politics, policy, economy, culture. As resources are redirected to economic recovery from COVID-19, most obviously demonstrated in the recent dramatic cuts to UK development assistance, there is now an opportunity to radically rethink our approaches to learning and recalibrate current dynamics.

Going live: launching the PCI Academy!

We are delighted to officially launch the PCI Academy with our inaugural online NCD course, in partnership with UNHCR. The PCI Academy is PCI’s learning hub for primary care practitioners working globally. It’s our ‘home’ for learning. The course being launched today – ‘Management of NCDs in primary care’ – consists of interactive self-paced e-learning … Read more …

Strengthening virtual primary care across the Middle East: our new partnership with Altibbi

We’re delighted to be partnering with Altibbi to provide learning for their telehealth practitioners across the Middle East and North Africa region. Altibbi is the leading digital health platform in the region.  The platform currently facilitates around 10,000 consultations per day with carefully selected and trained doctors. Altibbi is now launching the Altibbi Academy, produced … Read more …

Primary health workforce learning in an era of COVID-19: is digital delivery here to stay?

The latest in our ‘Primary Care Perspectives’ series sees us ‘in conversation’ with PCI Project Managers and colleagues: discussing their experience of the strengthening and development of primary health workforce capacity since COVID-19. Are we seeing a long-term fundamental shift in how this will be done? Or will things be ‘back to normal’ in a year’s time?