Our Resources

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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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...

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.

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 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...

Tools
July 2017
English

The Tips and Tools for Improvement Series is a set of competency-based materials developed by the USAID ASSIST Project to support targeted skill-building in key improvement competencies among health care providers, health care managers, Ministry of Health counterparts, and public health...

Screen shot of REGIS-ER success story
Success Stories
July 2017
English

In January 2016, these women gathered to learn how to produce and store enriched flour, a blend of pulverized staples such as millet or sorghum mixed with other locally available and easy-to-process vitamin-rich foods, such as cowpeas and peanuts. The measure of the REGIS-ER project's success is...

Nutrition infantile et solidarité: Les femmes de Bourdounga innovent pour mieux nourrir les jeunes enfants
Success Stories
July 2017
French

A Bourdounga (Département de Balléyara) au Niger, plus de 200 femmes du village ont appris, ensemble, à produire et conserver de la farine infantile enrichie pour aider leurs enfants à mieux grandir, à mieux se développer et à renforcer leurs défenses immunitaires. Elles sont rassemblées dans...

Research Reports
May 2017
English

FAST implementation revealed a high frequency of unsuspected TB in hospitalized patients in Bangladesh. Patients with a previous history of TB have an increased risk of being diagnosed with unsuspected TB. Ensuring financial resources, stakeholder engagement and laboratory capacity are important...

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