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March 11, 2016

URC's Alyson Smith, Senior Advisor for Health Professions Regulation, co-authored an article in Human Resources for Health.

March 02, 2016

Dr. Houleymata Diarra, USAID ASSIST Project’s Chief of Party in Mali, was featured by the Embassy of the United States in Mali, which is presenting 30 inspiring Malian women this month in honor of International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2016.

January 15, 2016

“Buddy the Cat,” the mascot for the TB Care II South Africa Project , is in the spotlight again.

January 13, 2016

USAID includes the work of the TRAction Project in Implementation Research and Delivery Science ( IRDS ) as one of their highlights of the year.

January 04, 2016

We are pleased to announce that URC has been awarded a contract by Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to conduct an assessment and perform capacity building activities for KALAHI-CIDSS (KC) sub-project utility and sustainability in the Philippines.

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...

December 07, 2015

URC's Rachel Leeds, Senior Project Coordinator, will be one of the panelists in Session 2. Please join her and other distinguished experts and partners as they announce exciting new efforts to use behavioral interventions to prevent child and maternal deaths, and evidence-based evaluations to...

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...

The USAID | SUSTAIN project has reached nearly half a million people in Uganda with HIV testing and counseling services
December 01, 2015
Snapshot: SUSTAIN

August 20, 2015. It is 8:00 am at the Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda and there are already about 30 or 40 patients in a temporary tent outside of the HIV clinic waiting for their appointment. The hospital has more than 8,000 HIV patients enrolled in care; on...

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...