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URC produces a wealth of materials—publications, promotional materials, and tools—to support our projects and aid in the sharing of knowledge and best practices.

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Project Reports, Technical Briefs
January 2018
English

The rapid spread of the Zika virus in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region and the association between Zika infection and serious birth defects has generated attention and concern among the public and policymakers. While efforts to study and respond to the Zika outbreak has focused...

Research Reports
January 2018
French

Le plan stratégique 2018-2022 du Centre des opérations d’urgences sanitaires (COUS) a été développé et validé par le Ministère de la santé du Bénin avec l’appui technique et financier du Programme d’amélioration de la santé de la reproduction, du nouveau-né et de l’enfant (ANCRE) financé par l’...

Lawane A, Lokossou H, Chekete N, el Khazen M. 2017. Engagement des organisations à base communautaire dans la prévention et la surveillance de la maladie à virus Ebola au Benin. Rapport technique. Publié par le programme USAID ANCRE.
Training Manuals and Guides
December 2017
French

En février 2015, le Ministère de la Santé (MS) du Bénin a lancé son Plan national de contingence contre la maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) et les autres fièvres hémorragiques virales (FHV) conformément aux protocoles et directives de l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS), pour la prise en charge...

Training Manuals and Guides
December 2017
French

Ce manuel a pour objectif de décrire les procédures opérationnelles standardisées (POS) pour répondre efficacement à des flambées d’épidémies d’Ebola et autres fièvres hémorragiques virales (FHV) au Bénin.

Boite à Images - Prévention de la Maladie à virus Ebola
Training Manuals and Guides
December 2017
French

Cette boite à images a été développée et validée par la Commission de communication et mobilisation sociale (CCMS) qui est composée des spécialistes de communication pour un changement de comportement du Ministère de la Santé du Bénin et de ses partenaires techniques et financiers qui inclue URC...

HEATmarker TTI Indication Chart
Success Stories
October 2017
English

Research in Ghana showed that 74% of oxytocin sampled was below the recommended potency, largely due to difficulties maintaining the cold chain. Loss of potency reduces the efficacy of oxytocin in preventing and treating postpartum hemorrhage, one of the top 3 causes of maternal mortality in...

May 2017 PHSP resource mobilization workshop participants
Promotional Materials, Technical Briefs
September 2017
English

In search of a structural solution to the identified challenges and a way to increase private health sector participation in the strengthening of Benin’s health sector, the Private Health Sector Platform (PHSP) was established on May 16, 2014, with assistance from USAID’s Health Financing and...

The cashier at Point E Clinic welcomes a client
Publications, Success Stories
September 2017
English

Private health facilities are in need—and want—training to help them improve quality of their services. Customer service training is one of the answers.

The Wheel of Practices for Better Living guides families through the first 1000 days of a child's life in Chichicastenango, Quiché (2015)
Project Reports
September 2017
English

University Research Co., LLC (URC), successfully implemented the Community Nutrition and Health Project (Nutri-Salud) between June 2012 and May 2017. The project worked in 30 municipalities in the western highlands region of the country to achieve three objectives consistent with USG Global...

Project Reports
September 2017
English

The overall objective of the USAID-funded Zambia Mawa CommCare evaluation is to contribute to the existing body of knowledge on the effectiveness of the CommCare counseling platform as a key resource for sustainable household nutrition behavior change. The Mawa CommCare evaluation includes a...

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