MCD Inc.

"Don't be afraid, a test could save your life," says one poster near a hospital room in Niefang, Equatorial Guinea. "Dear woman! Take the test and save your life," reads a health worker's shirt at another hospital on Bioko Island. These messages are promoting cervical cancer screenings for women across Equatorial Guinea, as a way to prevent one of the most prevalent causes of cancer deaths for women in the country.

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With eighteen microscopes lined around a room, each of the lab technicians attending this malaria diagnostic refresher training is strengthening his or her knowledge and technical skills in diagnosing malaria, which is an essential step in securing proper treatment, preventing drug resistance, and tracking the disease's prevalence within the country. Guinea, whose health system was overrun by the 2014-2016 Ebola crisis, is engaged in an effort to rebuild its diagnostic capabilities against malaria with the support of MCDI.

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