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May 23, 2012

URC partners presented the Salzburg Call to Action, “Better Health for All, Every Time,” at the 65th World Health Assembly today at a special session on patient safety.

May 22, 2012

Georgia's First Lady and other national figures officially launched the Tuberculosis Prevention Project (TPP) in Tbilisi in April. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and managed by University Research Co., LLC (URC), TPP will improve the rates of TB detection and...

The Deputy Mayor of Morogoro Municipal council (center) and others watch a peer mentor try out his new bicycle.
May 21, 2012

URC's USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) distributed bicycles to 55 "peer mentors" in early May.

EONC network leaders during a March 2012 meeting in Cotopaxi (from left): Dr. Alejandro Vargas, Mrs. María Nicolasa Tipán, Mr. Olmedo Pallo, and Dr. Samia Guevara.
May 14, 2012

After two years of successfully piloting CHS's Essential Obstetric and Newborn Care (EONC) Network Project in Ecuador's Pujilí District, Cotopaxi's Provincial Directorate of Health has announced it will expand the project.

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May 14, 2012

URC's Senior Quality Improvement Advisor for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Programs, Dr. Diana Chamrad, co-presented a session entitled "Orphans and Vulnerable Children Response— Ensuring Quality of Care" at the first Conference on Child Protection Systems Strengthening in Sub-Saharan...

Participants of the Salzburg Global Seminar "How to Make Health Care Better in Low and Middle Income Countries."
May 08, 2012

Fifty-eight health officials and representatives of leading health agencies from 33 countries signed a joint statement this week, “Better Care for All, Every Time: A Call to Action.”

May 04, 2012

URC staff contributed significantly to programming at the 17th annual International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare.

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April 30, 2012

With technical assistance by URC’s Better Health Services (BHS) project, the Cambodian Ministry of Health (MOH) has begun rolling out programs to treat malnutrition.

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April 26, 2012

This week, University Research Co., LLC (URC) and the Salzburg Global Seminar assembled 60 global health leaders from 35 countries in Salzburg, Austria, for a high-level meeting on the topic, “Making Health Care...

A staff member at Angkor Chum Referral Hospital practices performing an abdominal exam during CME.
April 25, 2012

Innovative learning methodologies introduced by URC's Better Health Services (BHS) project in Cambodia are reviving health care workers' interest in continuing medical education (CME).