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December 11, 2015

URC, through the Resilience and Economic Growth in Sahel – Enhanced Resilience (REGIS-ER) project led by NCBA CLUSA, is working to empower, educate women and their families through an oasis garden. Read how in the FrontLines article, "These West African Women Found Prosperity in a Garden Oasis...

Rosemary and Sr. Mukwana (The Mother-Baby Care Point In-Charge) share a light moment after her child was declared HIV-negative and taken off treatment for HIV-exposed infants.
December 01, 2015

Uganda, December 1, 2015: A chuckle escaped Rosemary's lips. Chock full of emotion, Rosemary was dumbfounded! She even asked for a moment to catch her breath on seeing her baby’s blood sample slowly rest on the negative edge of an HIV test kit. This was the scene today at the Mother-Baby HIV...

December 01, 2015

Johannesburg, South Africa, November 30, 2015 Sanofi South Africa, announced today a joint initiative with University Research Co., LLC (URC) along with the South African Aquity Innovations and the National Department of Health that seeks to increase early detection of concomitant diabetes and...

Dr. Nick Goodwin, Dr. Viktoria Stein, Dr. Tamar Chitashvili, and Sebastian Garcia Saisò,
November 24, 2015

Dr. Tamar Chitashvili , RMNCH and NCD technical unit lead of the USAID ASSIST Project, received the Integrated Care Award for Best Paper at the third annual World Congress on Integrated Care .

Dr. Mirwais Rahimzai, Chief of Party ASSIST Uganda   (3rd left) , Mr. Cornellius Kalema, Assistant Chief Administrative officer-Health Kamuli District (2nd left ) and Dr. Dina Nakiganda  the district health officer (Left) hand over the award certificate to Kulingo VISLA members.
November 20, 2015

The Kulingo Village Savings and Loans Association (VISLA) in Uganda was one of three teams awarded for URC’s community program contest, for their excellent community work.

November 17, 2015

The USAID ASSIST Project has just launched an eLearning course on Improving Health Care Quality through USAID’s Global Health eLearning Center. Free and open to learners from around the world...

GPU members marking World TB Day in Tbilisi, Georgia (2014)
November 12, 2015

This year marks URC’s 50th anniversary of improving the quality of health care, social services, and education worldwide. To celebrate, URC hosted a community program contest asking URC country teams to nominate a local organization that would benefit from URC support. The Georgian Patient’s...

October 27, 2015

Malaria is both preventable and treatable. Yet, in Cambodia, an estimated 1.6 million people are at risk of malaria and about half a million of these live in the high transmission forest areas. The disease is life threatening and needs early, accurate diagnosis and treatment, which can be...

September 30, 2015

URC is teaming up with a consortium of global health partners, led by Chemonics, formed specifically to provide cutting-edge technical assistance and leadership towards the advancement of global human resources for health (HRH).

July 04, 2015

The Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) awarded USAID's Strengthening Uganda's Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) project a certificate of recognition for its outstanding performance and contribution to the country's health laboratory sector. This is the second award presented to SUSTAIN...