Through the Q4H Activity in Ghana, URC and our partners and collaborators are integrating our experience in quality improvement, social and behavior change, and gender equity and social inclusion to support Ghana’s public and private health system actors to sustainably improve health services quality across Ghana...
The Faith-based Action for Scaling up Testing and Treatment for the Epidemic Response (FASTER) Project addressed key gaps in the child and adolescent HIV treatment cascade, including HIV-exposed infants/early infant diagnosis...
USAID RHITES-EC is supporting Uganda’s Ministry of Health (MOH) to improve regional health outcomes by increasing the utilization of high-quality health care services within 12 districts in East Central Uganda...
Strengthening Local Capacity to Deliver Sustainable Quality-Assured Universal Coverage of Clinical Services in Lubombo Region, and Provide Central Level Technical Assistance to the Eswatini National AIDS Program (ENAP) in the Kingdom of Eswatini
URC supported Eswatini’s Ministry of Health efforts, and the Lubombo Region specifically, to control the HIV epidemic. The project aimed to reduce the incidence of HIV and TB by 50% in adults, 90% among children, and avert 20% of deaths among children, adults, and pregnant women living with HIV...
Overview and Objectives Expanded coverage of services for heart attacks, cervical cancer, strokes, and other cardiovascular diseases to reach 95% of the country’s population. Developed a program trial for the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine and expanded efforts to prevent noncommunicable diseases. Achievements Trial achieved 65% coverage of HPV vaccine administered to Mongolian girls, ages...
Overview and Objectives Jamaica Adolescent Healthy Lifestyles (JA-STYLE) supported the Ministry of Health in helping Jamaican youth, age 10–19, face and overcome challenges in the areas of reproductive health, substance abuse, crime, and violence. JA-STYLE addressed an upward spiraling crime rate and troubling trends in the areas of sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, gangs and...
Provided technical support (for the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention) for national communication efforts to prevent underage alcohol use. Used dissemination and technical assistance strategies to provide the nation with multi-faceted, evidence-based, and culturally-appropriate approaches that communities and stakeholders can use to build resiliency, enhance protective factors, and reduce the risk factors associated with underage...
Overview and Objectives Provided support to Cambodia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) to plan, manage, and implement programs addressing HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and family health in seven provinces. HSS helped to apply a comprehensive systems approach to strengthen the capacity of the Cambodian health system to better plan, finance, and deliver the basic package of reproductive and...
Conducted qualitative analysis and outreach for the governor’s campaign to reduce teen pregnancies.