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A Guatemalan woman receives nutrition education counseling.
June 19, 2012

This press release, disseminated in June 2012, announces that the US Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded URC a five-year, $32 million cooperative agreement aimed to improve the nutrition and health status of women and children in Guatemala.

Frontline Health Workers Coalition logo
June 15, 2012

URC recently joined the Frontline Health Workers Coalition, an advocacy group whose mission supports the development of skilled and motivated midwives, health extension workers, clinical officers, and community health workers.

A Guatemalan woman receives nutrition education counseling.
June 14, 2012

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded Bethesda-based University Research Co., LLC (URC) a new five-year, $32 million cooperative agreement aimed to improve the nutrition and health status of women and children in Guatemala.

Director of Global Security John Schafer
June 12, 2012

URC’s new Director of Global Security, John Schafer, will participate in this year’s Health Emergencies in Large Populations course, hosted by the Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance.

Dr. Stephen Kinoti, URC's Senior Research and Quality Improvement Advisor, presents at the African Patient-Center Care Initiative Workshop in Mombasa, Kenya.
June 11, 2012

Dr. Stephen N. Kinoti, URC’s Senior Quality Improvement and Research Advisor, and Dr. Peter Arimi, Senior Regional Care and Treatment Specialist for the US Agency for International Development (USAID) East Africa Regional Health Office, co-facilitated the African Patient-Centered Care Initiative...

Dr. Thongchai Keeratihattayakorn, Ranong Medical Officer, and Dr. Thar Tun Kyaw, Director, National Malaria Control Program, Myanmar, cut the ribbon to officially launch Malaria Day activities.
June 07, 2012

The border towns of Ranong, Thailand, and Kawthaung, Myanmar, celebrated World Malaria Day May 10 by initiating their new sister city initiative for malaria control, facilitated by URC's Control and Prevention of Malaria (CAP-Malaria) project.

June 06, 2012

U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Kristie Kenney visited the Control and Prevention of Malaria (CAP-Malaria) Project last month in Ranong, which is in southern Thailand on the border with Myanmar. She...

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.

Drs. Chitashvili (left) and Hill presenting the findings of the 4-country assessment at the USAID Europe and Eurasia Bureau.
May 25, 2012

URC commemorates the International Day of Action for Women’s Health on May 28th, a day that calls for greater focus on women’s health.