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MCD Global Health

Mission Statement

MCD’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of people worldwide through enduring, high-quality, cost-effective, and universally accessible public health solutions.

Vision and Impact

We envision a world in which all people have access to high quality and enduring solutions to improve and maintain their health and well-being. Our teams work across several health areas to provide high-quality, cost-effective, accessible, and enduring interventions in the realms of public and global health. Working both in the U.S. and around the world as a leader in global health solutions, our impacts can be seen in numerous health areas, including workforce development, telehealth and technology, staffing the public health workforce, oral health, e-Learning programs, malaria, sanitation and hygiene, cervical cancer, communicable diseases, pandemic response, and more.

  • Convening/Partnering
  • Fiscal/Administration Management
  • Health Communications & Social Marketing
  • Health Policy Development, Implementation & Evaluation
  • Health Systems Transformation
  • Population-Based Health Programs
  • Research & Evaluation
  • Training & Technical Assistance
Community Served:
Maine, New York
Contact Information:
  • MCD Global Health U.S. Programs
    107 Second St., Suite 2A Hallowell, ME 04347
  • Elizabeth Foley, Co-Director; Danielle Louder, Co-Director
  • 207.622.7566

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Resources contributed by this organization:

Recommendations on the Role and Future Directions of Community Health Workers in the Public Health Workforce

The COVID-19 member Workforce Development workgroup is pleased to share a new report for the field, Recommendations on the Role and Future Directions of Community Health Workers in the Public Health Workforce. The workgroup interviewed community health workers (CHWs), their employers, and staff from associations that serve CHWs to develop a series of recommendations for […]

2014 Annual Conference Roundtable: “Healthy Maine Streets: New Partner, Challenging Niche”

Kala Ladenheim and Kathleen E. Perkins (MCD Public Health) describe how Healthy Maine Streets is successfully wiring health into downtown development and creating advocates and enthusiasts among downtown cultural leaders.

2014 Annual Conference Roundtable: “…Exploring Resources  and Strategies for Public Health and Health Care Collaboration”

Elizabeth Foley (MCD Public Health) shares lessons learned in working collaboratively to impact population health, noting that public health institutes have a unique role in fostering better health by acting as translators, brokers, and trainers.

2014 Annual Conference Workshop: Linking Health with Economic Development for Collective Impact

Kala Ladenheim and Kathleen E. Perkins (MCD Public Health) describe the Healthy USA tool for facilitating worksite and community wellness in the context of economic development initiatives.