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A triage nurse (right) consults with a father who has brought his feverish son, peeking out from behind his father, to an outpatient clinic in Mwanza, Tanzania. Photo by Riziki Ponsiano, URC
Overview

Building on the efforts of the Tanzanian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW) to address the high under five morbidity and mortality rate in the Lake Zone (which is closely linked to the lack of successful child survival interventions, including malaria control efforts in the...

URC's non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services, researched potential demand for diagnostics of high morbidity and mortality diseases.

This study on eHealth in Bangladesh explored the potential for establishing a standard information and communications (ICT)-based health care service delivery system in Bangladesh.

URC helped to develop risk factor reduction programs for cardiovascular and pulmonary disease.

This project provided technical support to MSPAS to apply evidence-based guidelines, improve quality, and institutionalize continuous quality improvement activities.

This technical assistance and support contract provided services that strengthened the public health sector’s capacity to both provide quality services and engage communities.

URC’s non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), is working with the Ecuadorian Ministry of Health (MOH) to meet the goals of the National Plan for Reduction of Maternal Newborn Mortality.

This project conducted research in Tanzania to investigate the feasibility of using “flash-heating,” a pasteurization technique, to kill HIV in breast milk without reducing the milk’s protective qualities.

URC provided facilities, materials, support services, and technical assistance to federal agencies.

Zambian baby playing with Mawa nutrition cards
Overview

Formally launched on June 5, 2013, the Feed the Future Zambia Mawa project aims to improve food and economic security for 21,500 households in Chipata and Lundazi districts in Zambia’s Eastern Province. The USAID-funded, five year project works toward this goal by providing a package of...