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Front Cover of the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
May 29, 2012

The International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics ( IJGO) published a new article by URC researchers this month.

Cover of the International Journal of Pediatrics
March 13, 2012

Staff members Dr. Edward Broughton and Dr. Sergio Lopez recently co-authored a research article that analyzes whether it is cost-effective to implement a public health strategy that prevents pneumonia infections acquired by children in hospitals.

A URC staff member provides support to a nurse at a TB clinic in Piggs Peak, Swaziland.
January 26, 2012

Swaziland has the highest HIV prevalence in the world; an estimated one in three women and one in five men are HIV positive. And with...

© Global Health Magazine
June 22, 2011

Disrespectful and Abusive Treatment of Women During Childbirth, an article by URC staff members Sarah Whitmarsh and Maura Gaughan, was recently published in the online Global Health Magazine. The article describes the long-neglected abuse and disrespect many women face while receiving childbirth...

David Nicholas, Senior Vice President and Director of the Translating Research into Action project for URC.
March 21, 2011

David Nicholas, Senior Vice President and Project Director of the Translating Research into Action (TRAction) project for University Research Co. LLC (URC), recently published an article in Global Health Magazine “Implementation Research: A Primer.” The article discusses implementation research...

February 16, 2011
Five current and former University Research Company, LLC (URC) employees -- Larissa Jennings; Andre Sourou Yebadokpo, Reproductive Health Advisor; Jean Affo, Behavior Change Communications Advisor; Marthe Agbogbe, Capacity Building Specialist; and Aguima Tankoano, Ghana’s Chief of Party -- recently...
February 16, 2011

Four current and former University Research Company, LLC (URC) employees -- Larissa Jennings, Andre Sourou Yebadokpo, Jean Affo, and Marthe Agbogbe -- recently published a research article titled, “Antenatal counseling in maternal and newborn care: use of job aids to improve health worker...

URC currently works in high-burden countries worldwide to support anti-TB activities. In South Africa, a URC team is developing strategies to identify and refer potential TB cases for screening.
October 18, 2010

This PR Web press release highlights URC's award of the TB CARE II project with a ceiling of up to $225 million from the US Agency for International Development (USAID). This five-year project assists countries most affected by tuberculosis (TB), a highly contagious and...

Carlos Jarquin, Organizational Development Specialist; Oscar Nuñez,Chief of Party; and Roberto González, Grants/Finance Associate work on the planning stage of the project.
October 05, 2010

URC will work to reduce HIV among high-risk populations in Nicaragua through PrevenSIDA, a five-year contract funded by the US Agency for International Development.