Our Resources

URC produces a wealth of materials—publications, promotional materials, and tools—to support our projects and aid in the sharing of knowledge and best practices.

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Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
November 2017
English, French

The World Health Organization recommends isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) to treat tuberculous infection in high-risk populations, such as persons living with human immunodeficiency virus (PLHIV) and children aged ,5 years who are close contacts of patients with infectious tuberculosis (TB)....

HEATmarker TTI Indication Chart
Success Stories
October 2017
English

Research in Ghana showed that 74% of oxytocin sampled was below the recommended potency, largely due to difficulties maintaining the cold chain. Loss of potency reduces the efficacy of oxytocin in preventing and treating postpartum hemorrhage, one of the top 3 causes of maternal mortality in...

The cashier at Point E Clinic welcomes a client
Publications, Success Stories
September 2017
English, French

Private health facilities are in need—and want—training to help them improve quality of their services. Customer service training is one of the answers.

May 2017 PHSP resource mobilization workshop participants
Promotional Materials, Technical Briefs
September 2017
English

In search of a structural solution to the identified challenges and a way to increase private health sector participation in the strengthening of Benin’s health sector, the Private Health Sector Platform (PHSP) was established on May 16, 2014, with assistance from USAID’s Health Financing and...

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles, Research Reports
September 2017
English

The presence of artemisinin-resistant malaria parasites was confirmed in western Cambodia in 2009. In 2013, mutations in the propeller domain of the kelch protein K13 was found to be associated with artemisinin resistance. A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the prevalence of Day-...

The Wheel of Practices for Better Living guides families through the first 1000 days of a child's life in Chichicastenango, Quiché (2015)
Project Reports
September 2017
English

University Research Co., LLC (URC), successfully implemented the Community Nutrition and Health Project (Nutri-Salud) between June 2012 and May 2017. The project worked in 30 municipalities in the western highlands region of the country to achieve three objectives consistent with USG Global...

Project Reports
September 2017
English

The overall objective of the USAID-funded Zambia Mawa CommCare evaluation is to contribute to the existing body of knowledge on the effectiveness of the CommCare counseling platform as a key resource for sustainable household nutrition behavior change. The Mawa CommCare evaluation includes a...

Tools
July 2017
English

The Tips and Tools for Improvement Series is a set of competency-based materials developed by the USAID ASSIST Project to support targeted skill-building in key improvement competencies among health care providers, health care managers, Ministry of Health counterparts, and public health...

Screen shot of REGIS-ER success story
Success Stories
July 2017
English

In January 2016, these women gathered to learn how to produce and store enriched flour, a blend of pulverized staples such as millet or sorghum mixed with other locally available and easy-to-process vitamin-rich foods, such as cowpeas and peanuts. The measure of the REGIS-ER project's success is...

Nutrition infantile et solidarité: Les femmes de Bourdounga innovent pour mieux nourrir les jeunes enfants
Success Stories
July 2017
French

A Bourdounga (Département de Balléyara) au Niger, plus de 200 femmes du village ont appris, ensemble, à produire et conserver de la farine infantile enrichie pour aider leurs enfants à mieux grandir, à mieux se développer et à renforcer leurs défenses immunitaires. Elles sont rassemblées dans...