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Image of a woman inspecting a modern cookstove during a demonstration of the product.
May 15, 2016

TRAction Project and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves invite you to a continuing professional development training, accredited by Ghana's Medial and Dental Council, on household air pollution.

Poster presentation at International Forum for Quality and Safety in Healthcare
April 25, 2016

Several URC staff recently attended the International Forum for Quality and Safety in Healthcare on April 12–15, 2016, in Gothenburg, Sweden. With approximately 3,300 delegates, the Forum is one of the world’s largest gatherings of healthcare...

CAP-Malaria works in Burma, Cambodia and Thailand to control malaria
April 24, 2016

The PMI | USAID CAP-Malaria Project works in Burma, Cambodia, and Thailand to control and prevent malaria in the region.

An outreach team member screens for malaria in Myanmar (2015)
April 22, 2016

The USAID |PMI Control and Prevention of Malaria Project (CAP-Malaria) works to control, treat, and prevent malaria and artemisinin-resistant malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion. In Burma, CAP-Malaria combines behavior change communication tactics, health systems strengthening for early...

Durable insecticide-treated wall liners have been installed for this household
April 22, 2016

The USAID | TRAction Project researches new strategies to reduce malaria transmission and tests and monitors the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of vector control tools currently in use. Durable insecticide-treated wall liners, a recent innovation, may be beneficial for management of insecticide...

A child just taken out of a bath wrapped in a pink big towel
April 15, 2016

The Salud Maternal Infantil website , designed and managed by URC’s USAID ASSIST Project , and our...

A nutritionist assesses the nutritional status of an expectant mother at Hoima Regional Referral Hospital, Western Uganda. URC 2014
April 06, 2016

Join hosts USAID | Translating Research into Action (TRAction) Project and the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) on Twitter April 11, 2016 to discuss, “ Equity Now: How elevating respect for women improves health for everyone.”

Azucely Cifuentes, a dedicated auxiliary nurse in Guatemala, says the community calls her "La Colochita" because of her curly hair
April 05, 2016

This World Health Worker Week , URC is celebrating the health workers who make such an incredible, indispensable contribution to health in communities around the world. These men and women are our Health...

A picture of a microscope representing Iraqi labs, with the labs beneath them: Public Health Laboratories (MOH), Animal Health Labs (Ministry of Agriculture), and Food and Water Contamination Labs (Ministry of Science and Technology)
March 23, 2016

This short video details the significant successes of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency's Cooperative Biological Engagement Program in strengthening biosafety and biosecurity standards and procedures.