Children’s Health

PCI HOLIDAY OUTREACH BRINGS SANTA TO CHILDREN IN NEED

San Diego’s expert organization in global humanitarian work expecting over 200 children for 5th annual event PCI (Project Concern International) and the Strong, Healthy Empowered (SHE) group of PCI volunteers will host its fifth annual Santa party in collaboration with PCI’s California Border Healthy Start (CBHS) Program from 2pm – […]

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International Youth Day: Celebrating Catalysts for Change

International Youth Day: Celebrating Catalysts for Change

Did you know that 7 out of 10 young adults are social activists, and 50% donate their time to causes they care about? Without a doubt, this is the most socially engaged generation since the 1960s. PCI has increased its outreach and programming to young adults and youth, both to […]

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Friendship Across Borders

Friendship Across Borders

In March, 25 students from The Bishop’s School in San Diego traveled to India on a mission-based trip and had the opportunity to stay for several nights at a PCI boys’ shelter that provides support and services to at-risk children living and working on the streets. PCI works with children […]

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Country Program Spotlight: Bangladesh

Country Program Spotlight: Bangladesh

Recently, Bangladesh has been under the spotlight in international news, regarding poverty, labor and women rights, and natural disasters. With all these tragic events, many international organizations have newly focused their aid efforts on helping people in Bangladesh. PCI, however, has been working in Bangladesh since 2009 to help combat […]

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The PCI Legacy: A Cancer Survivor’s Story

The PCI Legacy: A Cancer Survivor’s Story

For five decades PCI has facilitated health and development programs throughout Mexico in areas spanning maternal and child health; infectious disease (HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis); community and public health; violence prevention; and gender. One of the most rewarding aspects to our work is when we learn first hand of how our […]

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Ask the Expert: Challenges and Opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ask the Expert: Challenges and Opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa increasingly gains prominence on the international stage as it continues to grapple with devastating health, poverty, and development challenges. PCI is currently involved in multiple countries within the Sub-Saharan region to introduce community-based programs to address food and nutrition security; water and sanitation; prevention of human trafficking; HIV/AIDS; […]

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Celebrating Global Health Month

Celebrating Global Health Month

PCI joins with the U.S Agency for International Development in celebrating Global Health Month. USAID has launched six thematic weeks to inform, educate, and inspire action around the world. PCI’s work is deeply related to the areas of focus for the month: Malaria and Immunization Innovation, S&T, Health Systems Mothers […]

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PCI USBP staff at National Healthy Start Conference in Washington DC

PCI USBP staff at National Healthy Start Conference in Washington DC

PCI project director elected to NHSA Board of Directors Each spring, the National Healthy Start Association convenes all 105 Healthy Start grantees at a convention in Washington DC. This year the conference was held on April 5-9 and was attended by six PCI’s California Border Healthy Start (CBHS) staff. The […]

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World Health Day 2013: A Closer Look at Guatemala

World Health Day 2013: A Closer Look at Guatemala

World Health Day occurs every year on April 7th to mark the founding of the World Health Organization and to draw worldwide attention each year to a subject of major significance: global health. In 2005, the theme was “Make Every Mother and Child Count,” which brought global awareness to the […]

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San Diego Program Helps Poor Pregnant Women Get Vital Services

Above: Access to prenatal care is a challenge for poor, uninsured women who don’t speak English. And once their babies are born, pediatric care can also be hard to get. KPBS Health Reporter Kenny Goldberg says for the last five years, a San Diego program has helped more than 1,000 low-income […]

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