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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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...

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
November 2017
English, French

The World Health Organization recommends isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) to treat tuberculous infection in high-risk populations, such as persons living with human immunodeficiency virus (PLHIV) and children aged ,5 years who are close contacts of patients with infectious tuberculosis (TB)....

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles, Research Reports
September 2017
English

The presence of artemisinin-resistant malaria parasites was confirmed in western Cambodia in 2009. In 2013, mutations in the propeller domain of the kelch protein K13 was found to be associated with artemisinin resistance. A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the prevalence of Day-...

Quality Improvement in Intensive Care Medicine: Leveraging Teamwork to Improve and Optimize Care Delivery
Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
January 2017
English

This article on the role of teamwork in quality improvement was written by URC's Leighann Kimble and Dr. M. Rashad Massoud for the Journal of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine.

Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
August 2016
English

The Mawa Project employs SBC strategies with households and communities to improve nutrition and reduce stunting among children under two. URC developed a series of 35 action cards, each illustrating one project-promoted behavior, that are used at household and community group levels. This paper...

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
March 2016
English

This paper describes a rapid assessment of Cambodia’s current system for regulating its health professions.

Cover of article published in Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology, "n update on repurposed medications for the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis"
Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
February 2016
English

URC's Arnold Mafukidze, part of our Swaziland team, published this paper with coauthors Elizabeth Harausz and Jennifer Furin on the use of antibiotics developed for other infectious pathogens that have shown efficacy in the treatment of TB.

Publications, Conference Posters, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
December 2015
English

This paper summarizes the major insights shared during the Policy Seminar on Improvement Strategies and Infrastructure for Improving Health Care at the National Level, which was convened at the Health Care Accreditation Council Quality Health Care Conference & Exhibition 2010 in Amman,...

Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
March 2014
English

Dr. Faith Mwangi-Powell, URC's Chief of Party for the USAID ASSIST Project in Kenya, co-authored this open-access Palliative Medicine journal article, which explores efforts to determine the availability of pain and symptom controlling drugs in East Africa within the PEPFAR–funded HIV health...

Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
April 2013
English

This study, published in BMJ Open in April 2013, investigates accuracy in delivery care records from three hospitals across work shifts.

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