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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...

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