Overview and Objectives URC strengthened Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCM) in Latin America, southern Africa, and the Andean and Caribbean regions by improving their ability to manage country programs and provide oversight of local organizations that received funding. The technical assistance focused on coordination, communication, conflict of interest, leadership, developing partnerships, data quality management, monitoring and...
Overview and Objectives URC participated in a 12-month multi-country evaluation of three models of providing HIV testing and counseling (HTC) in outpatient department (OPD) settings. URC conducted the South Africa portion of the evaluation entitled Strengthening HIV Test Access and Treatment Uptake Study (Project STATUS). From 2006 to 2011, URC worked with the national and...
Overview and Objectives Provided assistance to the South African National TB Control Programme and other stakeholders to strengthen local capacity to detect, treat, and prevent TB as well as further integrate TB treatment with HIV and other health care services. The TASC II TB project developed community-based strategies to ensure that patients would seek out...
Over two phases (PRO Shëndetit I & II) of the larger project, URC helped to improve health care services and increase service access and utilization. The project broadened health care reform to increase integration, access, and quality in the delivery of services by developing a primary health care model that set standards for comprehensive, integrated...
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...
Provided technical assistance and guidelines for Directly Observed Treatment, Short Course Strategy (DOTS) training programs.
The Quality Assurance Project (QAP) I, II, and III supported USAID-assisted countries with the development, refinement, and institutionalization of practical approaches to improve the quality of basic health services...