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A newborn in Guyana.  © 2012 Barry Reinhart/WONDOOR Global Health Program, Courtesy of Photoshare

URC is working with the Guyanese Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) to provide Technical Assistance to Support the Design and Implementation of Interventions to Strengthen Reproductive, Maternal, and Neonatal Health . The agreement is part of an $8 million loan from the Inter-American Development...

UNICEF is one of the lead partners providing technical support to the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Family Welfare (FW) for institutional capacity building for quality improvement system at national and sub-national levels. Support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has allowed...

Overview

The World Bank has been implementing the Health Results Innovation Trust Fund (HRITF) in Zimbabwe since 2008. The fund’s objective is to design and implement sustainable, results-based financing (RBF) programs to improve the quality of health care and health outcomes. The HRITF is...

The Maram Project worked to build Palestinian capacity to deliver health services, including during emergencies. With consortium partners, the USAID Mission, the Ministry of Health of Palestine, local nongovernmental organizations, and networks of village health workers, URC conducted research...

The National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey, funded by the Global Fund Coordinating Unit of the Ministry of Finance in Lesotho, is enabling the national tuberculosis (TB) program to gain a better understanding of the TB burden to identify ways of improving TB control throughout the country.

URC worked with SAMHSA CSAP, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control, to develop and implement a national public education/media campaign to reduce the use of underage drinking and to increase knowledge and skills of youth ages 9 to 13, and their parents and other caregivers.

In Bangladesh, a mother and baby participate in a postnatal care session (2014)

URC is managing this health research grants project which focuses on maternal, newborn, and child health and related services in developing countries. The project addresses the “know–do gap,” the delay between the discovery of effective ways to combat the causes of mortality and morbidity and...

Children at a makeshift shelter in Tirana, Albania. © 2010 Brilanta Kadillari, Courtesy of Photoshare

The Government of Albania’s (GOA) Anti-Corruption Strategy and Action Plan outlines specific steps to identify and pursue cases of corruption. The USAID-funded Transparency in Health Engagement Project, implemented by University Research Co., LLC (URC), aims to improve health services for...

“Buddy,” the We Beat TB mascot, cheers up children during the campaign’s launch at the Brooklyn Chest Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. Credit: USAID | Southern Africa (2015)

The TBSAP builds upon interventions and achievements from URC’s current USAID TB CARE II South Africa and the prior TB South Africa project.

URC collected data on maternal and neonatal health and on sexually transmitted infections.