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New MCD/MSH-Peru Joint Venture launches free Covid-19 eLearning module for Perú

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic impact on Peru's population, resulting in one of the highest reported excess death rates in the world...

It’s Not About Changing, But Making People Agents of Change

Central in MCD’s mission – to improve the health and wellbeing of people worldwide – is ensuring no one is left behind...

MCD's Board Chair Receives Leaders and Luminaries Spotlight Award

Medical Care Development is honored that Camden National Bank has recognized Evelyn Kieltyka, the chairperson of MCD's Board of Directors as a recipient of its 2020 Leaders & Luminaries Spotlight Award for the invaluable contribution she has made to the short- and long-term sustainability of MCD...

Progress in Gabon on Social Determinants of HIV/AIDS

Priority populations such as men who have sex with men (MSM) and injecting drug users (IDU) are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS...

The Fruits of Labor: World Toilet Day 2020

Andodabe, a Madagascar municipality within the Toamasina II district, marked this World Toilet Day 2020 by commemorating the completion of its seven-year journey to open defecation free (ODF) status...

Water is Personal Protective Equipment

How can you avoid COVID-19, when you lack safe water with which to clean your hands or surfaces? Communities around the world are seriously grappling with this question as the COVID-19 pandemic imperils global water supplies and nurtures a growing humanitarian crisis in populations who lack consistent access to water as well as sanitation...

MCD's CEO & President served as a judge for the 2020 P3 Impact Awards

Recognizing exemplary cross-sector collaboration that feature public, private, nonprofit or non-governmental organizations addressing societal challenges...

Noble Energy recognizes MCD's COVID-19 pandemic preparedness and response support in Equatorial Guinea

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, we have been working with Noble Energy to ensure Worker Safety and maintain productivity on-site...

The Parallel Pandemic

There are various roles that community health workers can adopt in combating the spread of the coronavirus...

MCD's statement concerning the killing of Black people in the U.S.

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Bénin - Assainissement: Reprise des déclenchements communautaires en ATPC au sein du PAPHyR

Avec la levée du cordon sanitaire au Bénin, et la réouverture des écoles secondaires le 11 mai dernier, le risque de propagation de la COVID-19 de la partie méridionale du pays vers les zones d’intervention du programme est accrue...

Un réseau d’Organisation Non Gouvernementale mobilisé pour renforcer la prévention et la lutte contre le COVID-19 à Madagascar

La lutte contre le COVID-19 à Madagascar n’est pas seulement une responsabilité du Gouvernement ni du personnel de santé car elle implique la solidarité de tous et la mobilisation de tout un chacun...

MCDI Malaria Warriors Series Presents: Elizabeth Lucas Nyakarungu

Elizabeth Lucas Nyakarungu works in the Bagamoyo Research and Training Centre (BRTC) at the Ifakara Health Institute, as well as manages the Baney Research Laboratory in Equatorial Guinea (EG)...

Dr. Ratsirarson raconte sa visite au Bénin le mois dernier

>Du 16 au 23 Février 2020, Dr...

International Women's Day: Celebrating our own Dr. Pharath Lim

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MCDI and Climate Foundation among top 100 proposals for MacArthur $100 Million Grant

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Maine Company Wins U.S. Department of State Award for Fighting Malaria

Maine-based global public health nonprofit, Medical Care Development Inc...

Medical Care Development and Partners Awarded the US State Department's 2019 P3 Impact Award

On September 24th, Medical Care Development (MCD) CEO and President, Dr...

University Students Visit Bioko Island Malaria Elimination Project

Through a Global Praxis grant from George Mason University (GMU), six students and one professor will be visiting project sites of MCDI's Bioko Island Malaria Elimination Project (BIMEP) from May 24 through June 2...

Medical Care Development welcomes Dr. Joséa Ratsirarson as new Director of the International Division

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Intern Profile: Summer 2019 BIMEP Intern, Ngozi Chukwueke

This summer, Ngozi Chukwueke, a rising senior at the University of South Carolina, will be joining MCDI as an intern under our Bioko Island Malaria Elimination Project (BIMEP) in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea...

MCDI Participates in Madagascar's Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Week 2019

From March 5-7, Medical Care Development International (MCDI)'s Fonds d'Appui pour l'Assainissement (FAA) project (funded by the Global Sanitation Fund) participated in Madagascar's Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Week 2019 in Antananarivo, Madagascar...

MCDI Joins Inauguration of Baney Research Center

On February 20, MCDI participated in the inaugural ceremony of the Baney Research Center, a hospital and research laboratory complex in the Baney District of Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea...

MCDI Hosts World AIDS Day Event in Gabon

On Saturday, December 1, World AIDS Day, MCDI's Improved Integrated Maternal and Neonatal Survival through Malaria and HIV/AIDS Prevention in Gabon project participated in a screening event in Tchibanga, Gabon...

MCDI Photo Wins Second Place in WSSCC Photo Contest

On November 20, 2018, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) announced that MCDI's Aimé Randriamanalina won second place in their World Toilet Day Champion photo challenge...

MCDI to Present 26 Abstracts at 2018 American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting

Medical Care Development International (MCDI) is pleased to announce that 26 abstracts will be presented as either oral or poster presentations at the 2018 American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual (ASTMH) Meeting...

USAID ARM3 Project Celebrates Seven Years of Success in Malaria Prevention and Control in Benin

On May 31, 2018 MCDI celebrated seven years of success of the USAID Accelerating the Reduction of Malaria Morbidity and Mortality (ARM3) program in Benin via a joint open house with the Advancing Newborn, Child and Reproductive Health (ANCRE) program led by URC...

USAID Awards Global Contract to PSI, MCDI and Partners to Advance Malaria Service Delivery in 28 Countries

Medical Care Development International (MCDI) is excited to announce that it is a member of a partnership that has been successfully awarded a new contract by USAID to support the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) to Advance the Progress of Malaria Service Delivery (APMSD) in 28 malaria-affected countries...

New Article Highlights Continued Success of Bioko Island Malaria Control Project

On February 5, Malaria Journal published "Trends in parasite prevalence following 13 years of malaria interventions on Bioko island, Equatorial Guinea: 2004–2016," written by Jackie Cook of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine based on survey data from the Bioko Island Malaria Control Project (BIMCP)...

MCDI Launches Integrated HIV/AIDS, Malaria Project in Gabon

Medical Care Development International (MCDI) has launched a project for Improved Integrated Maternal and Neonatal Survival through Malaria and HIV/AIDS Prevention in Gabon...

MCDI Participates in MalariaCare Closeout Meeting

On September 20, 2017, MCDI home office and field staff participated in MalariaCare's close out conference at PATH's D...

MCDI Granted Contract Extension for Performance-Based Financing Project in Lesotho

July 1, 2017 marked a renewed start of the Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) Performance-Based Financing (PBF) project funded by the World Bank and the Government of Lesotho, and implemented by the MCDI and HealthNet TPO Joint Venture, who act as the Performance Purchasing Technical Assistance (PPTA)...

Medical Care Development Inc. Announces Company Restructuring to Focus on Global Public Health

Medical Care Development Incorporated (MCD) is pleased to announce its organizational restructuring that focuses the company exclusively on global public health, taking effect on July 1, 2017...

MCD Public Health Hosts Northeast Telehealth Resource Center Regional Conference 2017

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MCDI Launches Cervical Cancer Corner in Equatorial Guinea

On April 21, 2017 the Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment (CCST) Corner was launched at Malabo Regional Hospital on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea...

PAPHyR holds celebration for its first village declared Open Defecation Free

MCDI’s Improved Access and Hygiene Practices in Rural Areas Program (PAPHyR) in Benin celebrated its first village to reach Open Defecation Free (ODF) status...

MCDI awarded contract as the "External Evaluation Agency" for World Bank Performance-Based Financing Health Sector Support Project in the Central African Republic

Medical Care Development International (MCDI) is pleased to announce the award of a one year contract as the External Evaluation Agency (EEA) for the Health System Support Project (PASS) in the Central African Republic (CAR) implemented by the Government of the CAR with funding from the World Bank...

Workshop on Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment held in Equatorial Guinea

As part of the activities of the MCDI Equatorial Guinea Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment Project (EG-CCST), a training of trainers' workshop on Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid and use of Cold Coagulation for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Pre-Cancerous Lesions was held from February 27 to March 3, 2017 in Malabo Regional Hospital, Equatorial Guinea...

U.S. Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea visits the Baney Clinical Research Center

The clinical investigation continues at the Baney research facility on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea where the country's second trial of the Sanaria's PfSPZ® malaria vaccine is being conducted...

EGMVI Second Clinical Trial Begins

The Equatorial Guinea Malaria Vaccine Initiative (EGMVI) Consortium that MCDI is a part of successfully vaccinated the first volunteers in the second clinical trial of the PfSPZ Vaccine in Equatorial Guinea earlier this week...

MCDI and its Partners Launch New USAID Project "Engaging Communities in Responding to Zika in Guatemala and El Salvador"

Medical Care Development International (MCDI) jointly with the Guatemalan Red Cross, the Salvadoran Red Cross, and in collaboration with the Council of Ministers of Health of Central America and the Dominican Republic (COMISCA), is pleased to announce the launch of USAID’s “Engaging Communities in Responding to Zika in Guatemala and El Salvador” project...

EGMVI inaugurates clinical investigation center

On October 28, 2016 in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, the Equatorial Guinea Malaria Vaccine Initiative (EGMVI) inaugurated a temporary clinical investigation center in the community of Baney and officially launched its second malaria vaccine trial in Equatorial Guinea...

MCDI Shares PADNET Lessons Learned at AFPHA Conference

From September 5th through 9th, Dr...

MCDI Launches Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Pilot Project in Myanmar

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in Myanmar among women aged 15 to 44, which ranks 18th globally with a mortality rate of 15 out of 100,000...

First three volunteers successfully injected with PfSPZ Vaccine under MCDI’s Equatorial Guinea Malaria Vaccine Initiative

On Saturday, March 7, 2014, after nearly a year of preparations, and two years of work, the first three volunteers were successfully injected with the PfSPZ Vaccine at La Paz Medical Center, Sipopo...

Launch of the Maternal and Neonatal Health Performance Based Financing in Leribe, Lesotho

The official launch of the Maternal and Neonatal Health Performance Based Financing (MNH-PBF) project for the Leribe District took place on December, 11th 2014 at the grounds of Louis Gerard Health Centre in the village of Likhakeng, Leribe...

BIMCP Launches Mass top-off Bed-Net Distribution Campaign in Bioko Island

Medical Care Development International (MCDI) is pleased to announce the award of a one year contract as the External Evaluation Agency (EEA) for the Health System Support Project (PASS) in the Central African Republic (CAR) implemented by the Government of the CAR with funding from the World Bank...