The Challenge The Georgian health system is rapidly undertaking several policy and programmatic changes, including large-scale privatization of health care infrastructure, such as general hospitals and primary care facilities. Within this changing system, reduce the number of TB and MDR-TB cases in Georgia. Overview and Objectives URC worked to reduce the number of TB cases...
URC supported the Ministry of Health (MoH) to strengthen the delivery of quality primary health care (PHC) services throughout Iraq. The project focused on developing management systems and processes for delivering clinical care, improving the quality of primary care, and building effective community partnerships...
Partnership for the Community Management of Child Health - Partenariat pour la Prise en Charge Communautaire de la Santé Infantile (PRISE-C)
Accelerated delivery of proven, low-cost child health interventions in three health zones in the Benin departments of Collines and Atlantique.
TB CARE II complemented existing and planned projects in the USAID Bureau for Global Health to provide leadership and support to national TB programs (NTPs) and other in-country partners. The project accelerated the implementation of TB directly observed treatment, short course (DOTS)...
URC worked with the Ugandan Ministry of Health (MoH) to ensure continued provision and sustainable scale-up of comprehensive HIV and AIDS services for people living with HIV and AIDS (PLHA) at 10 regional referral and six general hospitals across the country...
Overview and Objectives Introduced an innovative approach to reducing preventable maternal and newborn deaths by training community and family members to administer potentially lifesaving first aid at the time of delivery. The project trained community caregivers—health care workers, traditional birth attendants, family members, and community leaders—to assess and improve the way they care for mothers...
TRAction solicited proposals primarily on a competitive basis and awarded health research grants to research organizations to evaluate ways to effectively and efficiently introduce, implement, and scale up evidence-based interventions for MNCH...
URC worked with Ghana’s National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) to strengthen malaria prevention and control and expand successful malaria interventions nationwide...
Increased demand for and equitable access to quality health services. Built the capacity of public and private service delivery systems; expanded models for health financing; improved the quality and impact of maternal, neonatal and child health services; and strengthened the control of infectious diseases...
Development of Harmonized Minimum Standards for the Prevention, Treatment, and Management of Tuberculosis in the SADC Region
Overview and Objectives URC provided technical assistance in six countries to monitor and evaluate programmatic data with the Global Fund’s (GF’s) Data Quality Audit Tool. The tool helps GF programs check that appropriate data management systems are in place, verify the quality of reported data for key indicators at sites, and use findings to identify...