MCH Engagement and Coordination Office

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Our mission is to strengthen the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) workforce capacity by assessing and improving (providing) exposure to evidence-based or evidence informed, culturally appropriate training and development opportunities for MSDH staff, health students, external partners in building a diverse and culturally sensitive workforce.


To work with MSDH programs and community partners through promoting learning, recruitment, engagement, leadership, and retention for a diverse, knowledgeable and competent current and future MCH workforce in the state of Mississippi.


  • To strengthen education, training, and professional development for MSDH staff, community partners and pregnant women.
  • To offer leadership development opportunities addressing emerging issues, diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI), and systems thinking addressing public health and Maternal and child health.
  • To foster and support a competent MCH Public Health Workforce for the future by partnering with Mississippi Institutes of Higher Learning.

The MCH Engagement and Coordination team offers a unique approach that is centered around a variety of adult learning techniques, so professional development opportunities are tailored to individual needs.

Training and Development Resources


For more information, contact our Office of Health Services at 601-576-7472.

To learn more about the MCH Engagement and Coordination Office and services, call 601-576-7856.

For more information about Maternal and Child Health Programs and the MCH Block Grant, call 1-800-721-7222.

Last reviewed on Sep 12, 2022 request edits

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Mississippi State Department of Health 570 East Woodrow Wilson Dr Jackson, MS 39216 866‑HLTHY4U Contact and information

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