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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Technical Briefs
November 2018
English

Cambodia’s rapid development has brought myriad benefits to its population, but many poor Cambodians still need support to access health services. By providing financing for inpatient and outpatient health services for 3 million patients at 1,175 health centers and 114 hospitals in 2018, the...

Hellen Driciru, Medical Laboratory Technician, SUSTAIN Project, Uganda, nicknamed the TB Hunter
URC Briefs
October 2018
English

URC has been working to reduce tuberculosis (TB) prevalence and transmission since 1990 in most of the 30 countries that account for 85 percent of the world’s TB burden.

Case Studies
October 2018
English

In Cambodia, internal migration involves migrants moving from non-malaria endemic areas to malaria endemic areas and vice versa. The majority of them work in farms or forests with various malaria transmission levels. In Cambodia, as one of the national approaches to ensure LLIN accessibility and...

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...

Priscilla Ahrma Baah, Catherine Gaglo, and Rosemont Obeng-Fynn, community health nurses at Joma Community-Based Health Planning and Service Zone in Ghana. Photo credit: Ross Godwin, DDC International
URC Briefs
October 2018
English

URC—as a leader, a partner, and a technical advisor—is helping countries across the world provide better health care and people to live longer, healthier, and more productive lives. We strengthen health systems through evidence-based approaches that improve access to health care, the quality of...

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...

Annual Reports
October 2018
English

USAID Defeat TB Activity is a five-year project (2017-2022) that aims at increasing TB case detection and treatment success in Uganda to 90% of all cases to end the TB epidemic in Uganda. The project realizes its achievements through strengthening health systems at national, sub-national and...

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...

Fact Sheets
September 2018
English

An infographic on key results made by the USAID Defeat TB Project between Apr-Jun 2018.

Success Stories
September 2018
English

The United Nations General Assembly has convened a United Nations High-Level Meeting (UN HLM) on Tuberculosis (TB) to secure commitment from heads of state and governments for a coordinated global response and increased resources to combat TB. The meeting, with the theme, United to End...