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The third annual GBVChat will take place November 30, 2016 on Twitter from 0900-1400 ET
November 29, 2016

On Wednesday, November 30, 2016, URC will be supporting 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence with our third annual #GBVchat . This year’s theme is...

In Nicaragua, Oscar Nunez (right) and colleagues support the PrevenSida project (2015)
November 23, 2016

URC's own Edward Broughton, Oscar Nunez, Rafael Arana, and Alexey Oviedo published an original research article for Frontiers in Public Health evaluating individuals in key populations covered by NGOs receiving assistance...

November 23, 2016

URC's own Edward Broughton and Jorge Hermida published an article in the Frontiers for Public Heath addressing these disadvantages and describe the interventions taken to assess these health services and facilities.

In Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama, URC strengthened HIV clinic capacity to test for TB. The graph shows that, in 2015, nearly 100% of all HIV clincs where we implemented this intervention were also testing for TB
November 03, 2016

The CDC-LAC project builds health worker capacity to increase the detection and treatment of tuberculosis and HIV. The project supports cross-testing—of people with tuberculosis in the general population for HIV and of people living with HIV for TB—within the healthcare system’s centers for TB...

Dr. Calnan, URC’s Deputy Director of the USAID TB Care II project, presents her team's findings at the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health
October 31, 2016

Dr. Calnan, who is URC’s Deputy Director of the USAID TB Care II project in Swaziland, demonstrated WHO’s 4 question screening missed about 85% of TB cases among the study cohort.

October 26, 2016

​URC-CHS staff led its first workshop at the 47 th Union World Conference on Lung Health, on Wednesday, October 26 th .

In South Africa, participants dance at a TB South Africa event
October 25, 2016

URC is taking an active role in the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Liverpool, UK from October 26th through October 29th, 2016. URC staff are attending from several countries across the globe, leading panel discussions, presenting symposia, and discussing posters.

A graphic of the AEA's Evaluation 2016 poster, with details on session 2061
October 13, 2016

Evaluation 2016 panelists Molly Cannon, Senior Technical Advisor, Palladium; Eve Namisango; and Diana Chamrad, Improvement Director, University Research Co., LLC, discuss “ Evaluation of a Beneficiary Identification Tool ” on October 27 in...

US Embassy First Secretary Jeff Bryan and Cote d'Ivoire Minister of Health Raymonde Goudou Coffie celebrate the handover of the national policy for health care and services quality improvement
October 05, 2016

On October 3, 2016, the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene in Côte d’Ivoire hosted an official ceremony to adopt a national policy document for improving the quality of health care and services. The event was attended by US Embassy First Secretary Jeff Bryan and USAID Mission Health Office...

Fingers of a blind boy read the braille version of Convention on the Rights of the Child at a blind boys' school, Ramakrishna Mission, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. © 2009 Anil Gulati, Courtesy of Photoshare
October 05, 2016

Bookshare offers age-appropriate, high-interest books in Marathi in both human-narrated audio and hard-copy braille to students in four schools for the blind in Maharashtra. It is implemented by Beneficent Technologies (Benetech) with funding from All Children Reading (ACR): A Grand Challenge...