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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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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.

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...

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...

Success Stories
April 2017
English

The village of Tilla in Niger has raised the bar on cleanliness and hygiene. A sanitation committee is in charge of galvanizing and promoting the village's overall health and cleanliness, making specific members responsible for different priorities. Each family now has a functional and well-...

Success Stories
April 2017
French

Le village de Tilla a relevé la barre de la propreté et l’hygiène. Un comité de salubrité dynamise et contrôle la salubrité du village, découpé en zones. La responsabilité de chacune des zones incombe à un membre du comité. Et chaque famille dispose au moins d’une latrine correctement entretenue...

PIN aflatoxin post-harvest behavior card
Case Studies
March 2017
English

The TOPS Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Case Study Series examined URC's SBC work for the USAID/Uganda Production for Improved Nutrition (PIN) Project.

Chicken
Project Reports
March 2017
English

The USAID-funded Feed the Future Zambia Mawa project is led by Catholic Relief Services in partnership with Caritas Chipata, Women for Change, Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust, and University Research Co., LLC. Mawa aims to improve food and economic security for 21,500 households in...

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