URC provided technical assistance for this project in three areas: strengthening of HIV health information systems, continuous quality improvement, and HIV knowledge management...
Original project had a Contact Value of $11,217,835. This one was stated to be $750,000 (as shown). Contracts has a total value for both projects of $12,436,130. This amount is more than the two separate amounts combined. Not sure exactly why.
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...
The Strengthening Clinical Services for People Living with HIV in Central America under PEPFAR five-year cooperative agreement aims to improve the clinical skills of health care providers to care and treat people living with HIV (PLHIV) in the Central America region. URC is working to achieve this goal through a combination of initial country workshops,...
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...
URC is part of the consortium of organizations implementing the GHSC-PSM Project, managed by Chemonics. GHSC-PSM’s mission is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities through transformative supply chain solutions in support of U.S. Government-funded public health initiatives around the world...
This technical assistance (TA) project focused on improving providers’ and health facilities’ capacity to provide high-quality TB and HIV diagnosis, care, and management to their patients. URC trained more than 1,700 health care providers and laboratory workers at the local, regional, and national levels across the five countries. The project provided quarterly individualized TA and...
URC and its partners are working to provide feedback and pre-testing of a collection of social and behavior change communication (SBCC) capacity-strengthening tools and resources in Guatemala. These activities are designed to coordinate with the country’s SBCC activities and complement and support each partner’s current projects, including the USAID Nutri-Salud: Community Nutrition and Health Project, managed...
The Challenge MCC is making extensive use of a focused health and education mechanism to acquire services needed to accomplish its mission of helping the world’s poorest countries reduce poverty through economic growth. Overview and Objectives URC conducted a detailed assessment of Guatemala’s education sector to share recommendations for targeted education policy reforms with MCC, the...
Overview and Objectives Working in Haiti’s four northern departments, URC and its partners increased Haitians’ use of primary health care services, particularly in rural or isolated areas; improved the functionality of selected referral networks that link communities with health care facilities; facilitated sustainable delivery of quality health care services; and strengthened departmental health authorities’ capacity...