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
March 2016
English

This paper describes a rapid assessment of Cambodia’s current system for regulating its health professions.

TB Smart Card developed by the TB Program South Africa team
Tools
February 2016
English, Zulu, Sotho, Afrikaans

The TB Smart Card provides an quick summary on TB symptoms, treatment, side effects, facts, and treatment. This was created by the TB Program South Africa team and adapted by the TB CARE II South Africa Project .

The card is also available...

Fact Sheets
February 2016
English

With a focus on select agents, CBEP improved clinical, laboratory, and epidemiological safety and security by conducting a baseline assessment survey and filling identified gaps through the provision of training workshops.

CBEP began conducting training activities in late 2014 for Afghan...

Cover of article published in Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology, "n update on repurposed medications for the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis"
Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
February 2016
English

URC's Arnold Mafukidze, part of our Swaziland team, published this paper with coauthors Elizabeth Harausz and Jennifer Furin on the use of antibiotics developed for other infectious pathogens that have shown efficacy in the treatment of TB.

A mother in Uganda holds her child
Tools
February 2016
English

The USAID ASSIST Project integrates gender considerations as part of its approach to improving health care and strengthening health systems. Gender integration rests on the understanding that achieving sustained and equitable outcomes in...

Evaluation and Assessment Reports
January 2016

Over the course of 25 months (January 1, 2014-January 31, 2016), the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP) assisted the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to enhance biosecurity and biosafety (BS&S) standards and procedures, as well as to strengthen...

Promotional Materials, Press Releases
January 2016
English

TRAction supports implementation research to provide critically-needed evidence to program implementers and policy-makers addressing maternal and child health issues.

Evaluation and Assessment Reports
January 2016

The Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP) assisted the government of Iraq to address obligations assumed by signing United Nations National Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004).

CBEP focuses on biological agents and seeks to enhance clinical, laboratory, and epidemiological...

Publications, Tools, Advocacy and Community Engagement Guides, Job Aids, Training Manuals and Guides
December 2015
English

URC developed this 30-page guide to help health care providers in South Africa detect and treat TB. It explains, for example, detecting and treating TB in children, how to perform and read skin tests, detecting and treating TB in people who are HIV-positive, and treatment regimens.

Publications, Annual Reports, Project Reports, Research Reports, Success Stories
December 2015
English

Collaborative improvement is a QI strategy to improve the quality of care and facilitate the emergence of a culture of quality in a network of participating sites, by bringing together the energy and creativity of different sites to address key quality issues in an efficient and effective...