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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A more open and safer environment for personnel and patients at the Coatepeque Health Center
Success Stories
March 2018
English

The Coatepeque Health Center in Guatemala treats on average 60 new tuberculosis (TB) cases a year, a figure which might in fact be higher, since the search and detection of respiratory symptomatic cases is still very limited. The risk of contracting TB was an infection concern for patients and...

New TB clinic with improved ventilation
Success Stories
March 2018
English

The 24 de Diciembre Health Center in Panama City serves a community with high risk for TB infection due to high levels of poverty, low educational levels, poor access to basic services, overcrowding, and large migrant and indigenous populations. In 2015, 30 cases of TB were detected at the...

A female villager from the village of Woulmassoutou in Burkina Faso washing her hands.
Success Stories
March 2018
English

Handwashing is an individual action. But when the majority of a population washes their hands, it has a positive effect on the health of the entire community. On the contrary, when a person doesn’t wash his/her hands, they can become a vector for disease. In order to make handwashing a habit,...

A village worker explains the importance of treatment adherence to a malaria patient in Cambodia.
Promotional Materials, Fact Sheets, Technical Briefs
February 2018
English

Since the 1940s, antimicrobial agents have substantially reduced mortality from infectious diseases. Over the past several decades, however, the extensive use, misuse, and overuse of antimicrobials in both the human and animal sectors has resulted in increased antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...

URC Quick Facts
Promotional Materials, URC Briefs
February 2018
English, Spanish

The URC Quick Facts mini-brochure provides general overview information about URC, including an about us section, core values, vision, mission, approaches, expertise, clients, key facts, and contact.

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...

Un facilitateur présente aux participants le rappel sur la politique nationale de lutte contre la MVE : relecture des arrêtés sur les comités d’urgences.
Case Studies, Technical Briefs
February 2018
French

A la suite de fréquentes épidémies de fièvre de Lassa au Bénin, le Ministère de la santé (MS) a élaboré un Plan national de contingence contre la maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) et les autres fièvres hémorragiques virales (FHV). Pour sa part, l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé a élaboré une liste...

Una enfermera del Hospital General Gabriela Alvarado explica a las usuarias y usuarios de la consulta externa la hoja filtro y solicita de su tiempo y voluntad para aplicarla. (© 2017 Brendan Bannon para USAID, cortesía de Photoshare)
Case Studies
February 2018
Spanish

El estudio de caso describe principalmente la incorporación de una herramienta que se llama “la hoja filtro” para la búsqueda activa de mujeres y hombres en edad reproductiva y sus acompañantes que asisten a la consulta externa especializada y a otros servicios del Hospital General Gabriela...

Training hospital worker in mixing hydroalcoholic solution.
Success Stories
January 2018
English

At the Saint Martin Hospital of Papané in Tchaourou in neighboring Borgou Region of Benin, preparing to respond adequately to an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) started with an outbreak of Lassa fever in November 2014, not long after the most widespread outbreak of EVD in history hit West...

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...