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June 12, 2018

Despite impressive economic growth in recent years, Indonesia continues to suffer from conspicuously high rates of child stunting, and wasting, and or severe wasting. The country is committed to addressing the poor nutrition situation, yet suffers from a lack of reliable and timely information...

CHS and the Mexican Consulate of Philadelphia celebrated the beginning of their new collaboration with a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 24.
June 07, 2018

Under a new program offered by the Center for Human Services (CHS) and the Mexican Consulate of Philadelphia, Spanish-speaking adults will have an opportunity to complete their primary and secondary schooling at their own pace and at no cost. CHS will be the only registered organization in...

June 06, 2018

URC is a proud signatory of the Guiding Principles on Preventing Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse by International Development Companies, prepared by the Coalition of International Development Companies (CIDC) of the Professional Services Council (PSC). PSC is a membership organization of...

Midwives practice resuscitating a newborn at Anaka Hospital in Northern Uganda.
June 01, 2018

Although significantly more women receive skilled health care during childbirth now than in past decades, the rate of maternal and newborn deaths remains unacceptably high, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO estimates that every year, 303,000 mothers and 2.7 million newborn...

Félicité Tchimou, a member of the Logobo women's group, teaches women in the group about Ebola prevention.
May 31, 2018

The Ebola outbreak from 2014-2016 was so deadly – the disease killed more than 11,000 people – partly because, for the first time, it reached large urban areas with weak disease surveillance and public health systems that provided late and inadequate responses. A new Ebola outbreak in the...

May 08, 2018

USAID has awarded URC the five-year TB Platforms for Sustainable Detection, Care, and Treatment project in the Philippines. This project aims to strengthen essential supportive and cross-cutting Tuberculosis (TB) interventions at the regional, local government, and community levels to increase...

M. Rashad Massoud (center), URC Senior Vice President, served as chair for meeting of more than 60 experts to discuss the best ways to learn about improvement and address questions of attribution, generalizability, and rigor.
April 27, 2018

Led by the URC-led, USAID-funded Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project, the journal supplement represents the collective thinking of more than 60 leading authorities from 22 countries in quality improvement and research.

Saw Pe, a migrant travelling to his work place carrying the forest goer kit from Defeat Malaria Project
April 25, 2018

URC is working across the globe to ensure that fewer people contract malaria and that governments are prepared to sustain gains against the disease.

GASA members – 10 to 14 years old – with their mentor at Koumshi village, Guidan Roumji commune, Niger (Credit: Gisele Dunia, URC)
April 25, 2018

Across the Sahel, adolescent girls shoulder a large share of domestic responsibilities. Many have difficulty finishing school, delaying marriage, and avoiding pregnancy-related health problems.

April 12, 2018

Around the world, more than 250 million children either fail to complete more than three years of basic education or do so without acquiring adequate fundamental skills in literacy and numeracy. URC’s Reading within Reach (REACH) initiative, funded by USAID, is working to address this deficit by...