Led by URC, the USAID Health Services Quality Accelerator (HSQA) supports the Jordan Ministry of Health (MOH) to accelerate and sustain improvements in reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) outcomes through the public and private health sectors...
The USAID/Mali-funded Kènèya Nièta/Household and Community Health (HCH) Activity aims to build a resilient community health system by strengthening human and social capacity and empowering communities to use local resources to manage their own health and hold health systems accountable...
Technical Support for National and Subnational Capacity Building to Improve Leadership and Management of District Quality Improvement Programs for Maternal and Newborn Care in Bangladesh
The Challenge Moving away from a reliance on international partners for support for QI programs and institutionalizing QI support within a country’s existing systems is the primary challenge. Overview UNICEF is one of the lead partners supporting the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOH&FW) build institutional capacity for a quality improvement (QI) system at...
The USAID BARMMHealth project, implemented by URC, partners with the Ministry of Health – Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MOH-BARMM) to improve access of the Bangsamoro families and communities to quality FP, MCH, and ASRH services...
Technical Assistance to Support the Design and Implementation of Interventions to Strengthen Reproductive, Maternal, and Neonatal Health in Guyana
The Challenge Over the past two decades, Guyana’s health sector has made significant strides, with life expectancy increasing from 62 to 67 years since 1991, and Millennium Development Goal targets being met for nutrition, child health, and communicable diseases. Despite these achievements, Guyana continues to experience maternal and infant mortality rates that are amongst the...
URC, working with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), is identifying the main drivers of the high prevalence of stunting in children 0-59 months of age through the collection of data on the prevalence and consequences of stunting in Timor-Leste...
Contracted by UNICEF, Regional Office of South Asia (ROSA) to provide technical support to Bangladesh, Bhutan, Pakistan and Sri Lanka country offices to implement and scale up quality improvement (QI) for Newborn Health Care in South Asia projects.
USAID/Uganda uses an integrated health system strengthening approach for primary health care, in line with Uganda’s Health Sector Strategic and Investment Plan. RHITES-N, Acholi is one of five USAID/Uganda activities focused on comprehensive regional health and HIV/AIDS programs...
The Health Evaluation and Applied Research Development (HEARD) Project is a flexible global implementation science (IS) partnership mechanism that responds to emerging USAID health and development priorities...
Conducted two studies on the effects of results-based financing (RBF) on immunization coverage in Benin, working closely with the GAVI Alliance and Benin’s Ministry of Health (MOH)/National Directorate for the Expanded Program on Immunization and Primary Health Care. The studies use a mixed-methods approach to understand how the RBF scheme is incentivizing immunization-related activities, the...