Meet our new Board members, read our project updates + see who’s in our Top 5 2020 blogs! All this and more in our February newsletter.
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?
What do sewing machines, digital platforms and micro-savings groups have in common? They are all tools used by social enterprise to create community cohesion – and keep those communities healthier. Published first in social enterprise magazine ‘Pioneers Post’, Julia Beart, Angela Chaudhuri, Nigel Crisp and Patricia Odero explore the role of agile, responsive social enterprises in creating social good, and their contribution to the Covid-19 response around the globe.
Our Clinical Director, Dr Mamsallah Faal-Omisore shared experiences from our work in WHO’s ‘NCD Hard Talks’ webinar series. With the focus on ‘Building an NCD Ready Workforce’, Mamsallah shared how PCI has supported the expansion of the breadth and depth of NCD care in a number of different settings by working with PHC health workers … Read more …
We will be partnering with authors from within our own network as well as our partners to publish a collection of opinion pieces drawing on our collective experience as primary care practitioners, as social justice advocates and as global citizens.
The latest in our blog series ‘Primary Care Perspectives’ looks at the unique, and critical, role of primary healthcare in ensuring continuity of NCD care during a global health emergency. It shares first-hand the challenges being faced by the health system in Mozambique, many of which are common to resource-poor settings globally.
Limited progress on the social determinants of health has left populations in Kenya and elsewhere vulnerable to COVID-19. While the bill is past due, we have the opportunity to use the novel coronavirus as a wake-up call to start balancing the accounts
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Mamsallah Faal-Omisore as our new Clinical Director, with effect from November this year. Mamsallah has been working with PCI since 2017, most recently in the role of Senior Clinical Advisor. She takes on her new role at a pivotal moment for PCI as we have ramped … Read more …
Covid-19, NCDs and poverty represent a global health emergency on a scale which is difficult to comprehend let alone respond to.
We are delighted to announce our new partnership with the Better Health Programme Mexico, supporting primary healthcare workers to tackle diabetes, with an initial focus on the state of Chiapas. We will be developing e-learning courses for doctors and nurses focused on detection, diagnosis and treatment/management of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), as well as multidisciplinary and … Read more …