Our Resources

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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Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
October 2018
English

Measures of epidemiological burdens are an important contribution to estimating disease severity and determining the at-risk populations for seasonal influenza. In the absence of these data, it is extremely difficult for policy-makers to decide on how to distribute limited resources. This...

Trends in Diagnosis and Treatment Initiation, Bangladesh, 2011–2015
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles, Project Reports
October 2018
English

Bangladesh is a highly populous country where the prevalence of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is growing. With the rapid increase in DR-TB notifications through GeneXpert technology, it was imperative to come up with a new treatment strategy that could keep up with the increase of patients...

Evaluation and Assessment Reports
September 2018
English

A Team comprised of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and University Research Co., LLC (URC) staff visited Timor-Leste in July through August 2018 to identify the main drivers of the high prevalence of stunting in children 0-59 months of age. This report presents the findings related to the...

In 2016, USAID received $366 million to respond to the Zika outbreak, largely in Latin America and the Caribbean. Photo: Brendan Bannon for USAID, courtesy of Photoshare.
Project Reports
April 2018
English, Spanish

The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project builds the capacity of service delivery organizations in USAID-assisted countries to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, client-centeredness, safety, accessibility, and equity of the health and support services they...

Guía de Consejería de Zika
Advocacy and Community Engagement Guides, Training Manuals and Guides
February 2018
Spanish

Esta guía en español se enfoca en la consejería sobre planificación familiar, la atención prenatal y posparto en el contexto del Zika. Basado en normas nacionales e internacionales, se ha diseñado específicamente para ayudar al personal de salud que brinda atención a mujeres en edad reproductiva...

Je suis médecin
Pamphlets, Question & Answer Guides, Training Manuals and Guides
January 2018
French

As part of the Advancing Newborn, Child, and Reproductive Health (ANCRE) Program in Benin, URC has implemented a number of initiatives including the development of a series of booklets called “ Je suis médecin ”. These booklets help sensitize and educate private health professionals on national...

Zika Counseling Guide
Advocacy and Community Engagement Guides, Training Manuals and Guides
December 2017
English

This English version of the Zika counseling guide was revised from the original guide published in Spanish in October 2016 to include updated Zika guidance and feedback from USAID and implementing partners involved in the Zika response. Based on national and international counseling norms, the...

Tools
July 2017
English

The Tips and Tools for Improvement Series is a set of competency-based materials developed by the USAID ASSIST Project to support targeted skill-building in key improvement competencies among health care providers, health care managers, Ministry of Health counterparts, and public health...

Training Manuals and Guides
April 2017
English

This interactive virtual course provides the same curriculum used to orient USAID ASSIST Project headquarters staff and Chiefs of Party to improvement. The course is structured to give a broad overview of the science of improvement, going over key principles and methods necessary to understand...

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