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.

In this resource library, you will find a selection of project and company materials organized in an easily searchable database.  You may narrow your search by selecting from the various filters below, and/or entering keywords or a phrase, and then clicking "SHOW RESULTS."

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Publications, Project Reports
July 2009
English

While significant experience and documentation exists on effective methods for implementing demonstration collaboratives, similar documentation on effective mechanisms and processes for spread is more limited, even though favorable outcomes have been achieved through this approach.

Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
March 2008
English

This study, undertaken in Chile and reported in the Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, sought to determine the combined effect of birth weight and gestational age at birth on neonatal mortality.

Publications, Methodology Reports
December 2007
Spanish

This publication offers health workers the methodology for humanizing and making culturally appropriate maternal, child, and reproductive health services. It is based on the experiences of the Quality Assurance Project in Tungurahua, Ecuador (2007, 74 pages).

Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
October 2007

This article in the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics sought to assess factors associated with the under-reporting of maternal deaths during the years 1998–2003.

Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
October 2007
English

This study, reported in the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, sought to determine the incidence and causes of maternal deaths in Jamaica for 1998–2003 through record reviews.

Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
October 2007
English

Skilled birth attendance is an indicator in measuring reductions in maternal mortality, but this article in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization casts doubt on the assumption that “skilled” (e.g., graduated from certified or accredited programs) attendants actually are.

Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
July 2007
English

This article in Human Resources for Health explores the concerns of nurses working as infant-feeding counselors to HIV-positive women in northern Tanzania.

Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
July 2007
English

This article reports on a study that explored the experiences and concerns of nurses working as infant feeding counsellors to HIV-positive mothers enrolled in prevention of mother-to-child programs in the Kilimanjaro region, northern Tanzania.

Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
February 2007
English

This article, in the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, established that the timeliness of care for emergency cases of eclampsia and pre-eclampsia can be studied in developing countries.

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
January 2007
English

This article in Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS explores the challenges some mothers face in selecting an infant-feeding option in the context of HIV/AIDS.

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