Fact Sheets

Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment Fact Sheet

Cervical cancer is one of the leading causes of death for women in the developing world. MCDI, a U.S. non-profit organization that works to build the capacities of health systems throughout the world, is currently working in Myanmar and Equatorial Guinea to screen, treat and prevent cervical cancer through cost-effective interventions.

Water Supply and Sanitation Fact Sheet

The world succeeded in halving the number of people without access to safe drinking water in 2010. But such progress belies the fact that today, 780 million people still have no access to clean water, and over 35 percent of the world's population lacks access to improved sanitation.

HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis Fact Sheet

The world has made enormous progress in the fight to end HIV/AIDS. But 37 million people are living with the disease and new infections continue to occur every year—faster than people are receiving treatment. Sub-Saharan Africa remains most severely affected, where nearly 1 in every 25 adults live with HIV.

Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Fact Sheet

Women and children in the developing world suffer poor health and premature death from common illnesses that elsewhere would be preventable and easily treatable. For 30 years, across three continents, MCDI has built strong, sustainable health systems that save the lives of mothers and their children.

Malaria Diagnostics and Treatment Fact Sheet

MCDI's technical experts have contributed to the development of major WHO guidelines on malaria diagnostics, including the Microscopy Quality Assurance Manual (2009) and the WHO Malaria Diagnostic Testing manual (2011).

Malaria Prevention and Control Fact Sheet

MCDI has incomparable experience leading major malaria control projects. Building government, community and individual capacity to prevent, diagnose and treat malaria is the organization’s legacy mission, and one it has successfully carried out in more than 15 countries.