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Dr. Tamar Chitashvili, ASSIST Senior Quality Improvement Advisor and Technical Team Lead
October 10, 2018

The USAID-funded Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project has expanded its Zika portfolio of health systems strengthening activities to four Eastern and Southern Caribbean countries – Antigua and Barbuda, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Kitts and Nevis, and...

Mothers and children attend a child welfare clinic at Joma CHPS Zone, where nurses monitor growth and provide immunizations and other services. Photo credit: Ross Godwin, DDC International
October 3, 2018

URC recently unveiled its new Exposure channel with a photo story about the Systems for Health Project’s community health work in Ghana.

TB screening at a Mukono District prison.  Photo credit: Rosette Birungi, Defeat TB
September 26, 2018

Prisons are settings with high risks of disease. They present a complex and difficult challenge for public health, especially in tackling communicable diseases such as tuberculosis (TB). The USAID Defeat TB Project, led by URC, works with high TB-burdened districts and high-risk populations,...

Before the first-ever United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB, Dr. Abel Nkolo, Chief of Party for the Defeat TB Project to left. Standing next to him are other Ugandan leaders on TB, including (L-R) Hon. Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, Uganda Minister of Health; Dr. Henry Mwebesa, Acting Director of General Health Services. Ugandan Ministry of Health; Dr. Stavia Turyahabwe, Assistant Commissioner for the Uganda National TB/Leprosy Programme; Hon. Julius Peter Moto, High Commissioner of the Republic of Uganda in London
September 26, 2018

A URC-led project helped launch a dialogue to educate Ugandan political leaders on how to end tuberculosis (TB) in Uganda. The Uganda MOH and the National TB and Leprosy Program – in collaboration with the USAID Defeat TB Project, led by URC – organized a TB Advocacy Dialogue on Sept. 13...

a new URC-led project in the Philippines,
September 25, 2018

The newly launched URC-led TB Platforms for Sustainable Treatment, Detection, and Care (TB Platforms) Project aims to find and cure more TB cases in the country by supporting the Department of Health’s National TB Control Program and local government units to enhance prevention and treatment....

September 11, 2018

The Reading within Reach (REACH) Project, funded by USAID and led by URC, introduced the long-anticipated “Universal Design for Learning to Help All Children Read: Promoting Literacy for Learners with Disabilities” at a Sept. 7 event at URC headquarters. The toolkit serves as a guide for...

August 24, 2018

On Aug. 20, Mayén Lainez joined five other public health workers and scientists, invited by the USAID Bureau of Global Health and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, to share their personal and professional stories about the Zika outbreak during at a public event, “Stories from...

Elizabeth Fox, Ph.D. (derecha), Asesora Principal, Oficina de Salud Global de USAID, solicita preguntas de la audiencia durante el evento del 20 de agosto, "Historias de primera línea – La lucha contra el Zika". Crédito: Doug Trapp, URC
August 24, 2018

Pero Mayen Lainez, como asesora técnica en El Salvador del Proyecto ASSIST, financiado por USAID e implementado por URC, estuvo en primera línea cuando Zika se extendió rápidamente por América Latina y el Caribe en 2016. Vio a madres con bebés con graves retrasos en el desarrollo a causa de la...

M. Rashad Massoud
August 21, 2018

ISQua has established The International Academy of Quality & Safety (IAQS) to recognize distinguished individuals who have made a significant contribution in the field of Quality and Safety in Healthcare. The Academy recognizes excellence of leadership within research, academia or service...

Anita Busheal, a mother and community health volunteer
August 15, 2018

The Ghana Health Service, supported by the USAID Systems for Health Project, is working to improve the delivery of primary health care services at the community level, bringing healthcare closer to the doorsteps of Ghanaians. Systems for Health works with the Ghana Health Service to organize and...

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