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In Bangladesh, a mother and baby participate in a postnatal care session (2014)

URC is managing this health research grants project which focuses on maternal, newborn, and child health and related services in developing countries. The project addresses the “know–do gap,” the delay between the discovery of effective ways to combat the causes of mortality and morbidity and...

Quality improvement team members from site in Uganda preparing their presentation at a learning session for safe male circumcision sites. Photograph by Angella Kigonya, URC (2013)

The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project is a five-year project of the Office of Health Systems of the USAID Global Health Bureau to improve health care in USAID-assisted countries, strengthen their health systems, and advance the frontier of improvement...

The Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) is the global mechanism of the US Agency for International Development ( USAID ) to provide technical leadership and country assistance for the application of modern quality improvement (QI) methods.

In Benin, a mother holds her newborn baby at the Missessein Health Center (2015)

The Advancing Newborn, Child, and Reproductive Health (ANCRE) Program supports USAID/Benin’s Integrated Family Health Program to improve the quality and coverage of the Government of Benin’s (GOB) Package of High-Impact Interventions (PIHI).

With technical assistance from URC, the first training on QI took place in Chambucha, a remote community in North Kivu Province (2016)

Led by the International Medical Corps, URC and other partnering organizations will identify ways to bridge the gap between evidence and practice by integrating a quality improvement (QI) approach in the implementation of the maternal and newborn health (MNH)...

Participants at the EGRA adaptation workshop review test components including reading and listening comprehension.
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In many countries, students who are blind or have other print disabilities face formidable barriers as they pursue their education in the midst of a widespread book famine. In countries with several regional languages, such as India, even when a child with a print disability does...

URC supported the admissions and registration process of a week-long meeting centered on information and skill-building sessions for Fellows representing local, state, and higher education agencies.

The Integrated Family Health Project (PISAF) built on URC's accomplishments over seven years in northern Benin to improve management systems.

The Benin Integrated Family Health Program (PROSAF) provided technical assistance to Benin’s Ministry of Health at central, regional, zone, and community levels to increase the use of family health services and preventive measures.

URC is helping to improve 1) the quality of reproductive health services at health facilities, 2) community-based family planning promotion, and 3) distribution and gender activities targeting family planning in Benin's Couffo and Borgou health zones.

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