global health

Harriet’s Story of Hope in Zambia

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and it’s an opportunity to raise awareness about how preventable and treatable this deadly disease is. What many people don’t realize is more than 80 percent of cervical cases occur in developing countries, where more than 95 percent of women have never had a Pap smear test. In fact, [...]

World Prematurity Day: PCI Convenes Congressional Briefing

By Christa Davis Each year, 15 million babies are born premature throughout the world, and over a million of them don’t survive. In fact, preterm birth is the number one killer of children under five worldwide. The good news is that most of these lives can be saved with access to information, simple care methods [...]

Eradicating Polio in India – PCI and the Core Group Polio Project

This week, World Immunization Week, we want to communicate the importance of immunization and vaccines and celebrating in the successes of both the eradication and prevention of many diseases. One of our major accomplishments that we want to highlight is our participation in the Core Group Polio Project and its contribution to eradicating polio in [...]

GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATION USES SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE PASTORAL DECISION-MAKING IN ETHIOPIA

PCI pilots innovative model to help pastoralists manage drought risk in Afar San Diego, CA (April 22, 2014) – PCI, in collaboration with World Food Programme (WFP) and the Government of Ethiopia, is pleased to announced that it has won a competitive grant from the Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program at the US Agency for [...]

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PCI Celebrates Historic Milestone as India Is Declared Polio-Free

San Diego-based PCI, along with several other international organizations, contributes to global efforts to eradicate the disease  San Diego, CA (January 13, 2014) – In the wake of today’s historic announcement that India has been declared polio-free by the World Health Organization (WHO), PCI (Project Concern International) celebrates the global partnerships and international resolve to [...]

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