The PCI Academy

About


The PCI Academy brings to the market a unique, accessible, learning offer for primary healthcare practitioners working globally. All modules are developed by family medicine doctors and are based on the latest evidence and guidelines. The PCI Academy draws on PCI's experience and global expertise in primary healthcare workforce strengthening across 28 countries with 15 partners over the past seven years.

About PCI

Primary Care International (PCI) is a social enterprise passionate about strengthening primary healthcare globally in order to get quality healthcare to all. We work with partners to strengthen the primary healthcare workforce and the systems around them, with a particular focus on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). PCI was founded in 2014 by leading British medical education provider for primary care practitioners Red Whale. Current partners range from the WHO and UNHCR through to Ministries of Health through to NGOs including MSF and the International Rescue Committee. To find out more visit our website https://pci-360.com/

The PCI Academy brings to the market a unique, accessible, learning offer for primary healthcare practitioners working globally. All modules are developed by family medicine doctors and are based on the latest evidence and guidelines. The PCI Academy draws on PCI's experience and global expertise in primary healthcare workforce strengthening across 28 countries with 15 partners over the past seven years.

About PCI

Primary Care International (PCI) is a social enterprise passionate about strengthening primary healthcare globally in order to get quality healthcare to all. We work with partners to strengthen the primary healthcare workforce and the systems around them, with a particular focus on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). PCI was founded in 2014 by leading British medical education provider for primary care practitioners Red Whale. Current partners range from the WHO and UNHCR through to Ministries of Health through to NGOs including MSF and the International Rescue Committee. To find out more visit our website https://pci-360.com/


Our Faculty

Meet the Academy team

Dr Mamsallah Faal-Omisore


Mamsallah is PCI's Clinical Director. She is a practising GP in London and Lagos and Faculty at the Healthcare Leadership Academy, Lagos.

Dr Helen Bygrave


Helen is a GP in East London. She is also NCD Advisor for the MSF Access Campaign and provides technical support for their HIV/TB project and to WHO and the International AIDS Society.

Dr Reina Alameddine


Reina is a GP and medical director of a primary healthcare centre in Beirut. She also works for a health economics and outcome research consultancy firm.


Dr Kiran Cheedella


Kiran works as a GP in the UK and with Queen Margaret University and the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, Sierra Leone on NCD action research projects.

Dr Anushka Mehrotra


Anushka is a GP in London, She has experience working in migrant health, and as a digital health leader, both privately and in the NHS where she is Medical Director for a GP Federation.

Dr Silvia Okamgba


Silvia is a Family Physician in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She holds a Masters Degree in Health Policy and Planning from LSHTM and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians.

Dr Penny Milner


Penny is a GP in South East London. She also teaches evidence-based medicine and communication skills to specialist trainees and medical students, and has international experience in family medicine & nurse mentorship.

Dr Lucinda Hiam


Lucinda has worked as a GP in London and with MSF in Jordan. She holds an honorary research fellow position at LSHTM, and is undertaking a part-time DPhil at the University of Oxford.

Dr Caroline Jones


Caroline trained as a family medicine doctor in the US and now works as a GP in an inner-city practice in the UK. She also holds a Masters in Public Health.

Dr Khairat Al Habbal


Khairat is a GP, medical educator, consultant and researcher. She runs an in- and outpatient practice in Beirut and is also a faculty member at a prominent medical school in Lebanon teaching family medicine and social medicine.

Tineke De Groot


Tineke is a Nurse and Educational Trainer. She has worked in a variety of primary health care settings globally and is currently training healthcare professionals in the Netherlands prepare to work in low-income settings.

Dr David Mazza


David is a GP on a remote Scottish Island. He has worked in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and as a palliative care facilitator and lecturer in the UK and in India.