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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).

April 25, 2012

A 2011 survey by URC's Better Health Services (BHS) project in 16 hospitals and a health center has found significant improvements in the quality of maternal and newborn care.

This image from a job aid helps promote bed net use among migrant workers in Cambodia.
April 25, 2012

Today, Cambodia, Thailand, and Myanmar coordinated the first cross-border, multi-country celebration of World Malaria Day in Southeast Asia through a series of educational events and activities. This collaboration reflects the purpose and approach of the Control...

A Cambodian taxi driver and his friends place a malaria information poster on the back of his taxi window.
April 25, 2012

Last month, Ms. Alisha Smith-Arthur, Associate Director of the Program Support Team, traveled to Guatemala to share best practices and lessons learned from the Malaria Control in Cambodia (MCC) and...

A local chief and government official presents Ms. Katharine McPhee with an honorary gift. Ms. McPhee helped hand out bed nets through MNM. Photo credit: Akua Frimpomaa Titus-Glover, ProMPT.
April 12, 2012

Katharine McPhee, star of the TV show Smash and an American Idol runner-up, visited the Promoting Malaria Prevention and Treatment project (ProMPT) in March 2012. This press release describes her visit and key activities of the ProMPT project. Managed by University Research Co., LLC.

Authors of the 2012 Best Health Care Improvement Report.
April 06, 2012

The USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) has selected the entry from Mrs. Racheal Mwape of Lusaka, Zambia, as the winner of its 2012 "Best Health Care Improvement Report" contest. Mrs. Mwape is the Executive Director of Community Based TB/HIV/AIDS Organisation (CBTO), a Zambian...

April 04, 2012

URC’s USAID Better Health Services (BHS) project has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cambodia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) to provide technical support and monitoring of all health equity funds (HEF) in Cambodia.

Image of infant
April 04, 2012

Cambodia has launched a mass media campaign to promote the continued breastfeeding of children until at least age two.

A local chief and government official presents Ms. Katharine McPhee with an honorary gift. Ms. McPhee helped hand out bed nets through MNM. Photo credit: Akua Frimpomaa Titus-Glover, ProMPT.
April 03, 2012

Ms. Katharine McPhee, star of the TV show Smash and an American Idol runner-up, recently visited the Promoting Malaria Prevention and Treatment (ProMPT) project in Ghana, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)....

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March 22, 2012

University Research Co., LLC (URC) partners with national TB programs in several countries to find new ways to overcome TB. Along with local groups, URC works to develop systems to reach all people with TB, including those with co-infected with HIV and those with drug-resistant TB. This year’s...