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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Quality Improvement in Intensive Care Medicine: Leveraging Teamwork to Improve and Optimize Care Delivery
Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
January 2017
English

This article on the role of teamwork in quality improvement was written by URC's Leighann Kimble and Dr. M. Rashad Massoud for the Journal of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine.

Project Reports
January 2017
English

FAST represents a strategy for reducing TB and MDR-TB (multidrug-resistant tuberculosis) transmission, while providing quality care to those with TB. Finding and treating patients with TB and MDR-TB helps to reduce TB transmission to healthcare workers and other patients who are susceptible to...

Publications, Case Studies
January 2017
Spanish

This Spanish-language resource, developed by URC partner WI-HER, LLC, provides a six-step approach to identifying and closing gender-related gaps.

Publications
January 2017
English

This report contains findings from an assessment of the Millennium Challenge Corporation-funded KALAHI-CIDSS Community-Driven Development Subprojects in the Philippines.

Publications, Project Presentations
October 2016
English

The TB Care II project team shares its results on the success of integrating FAST activities into the regular daily activities at hospitals in Vietnam. This helped shorten the infectious periods and reduce times to diagnosis and treatment initiation. It also allowed existing hospital staff to...

Publications, Project Presentations
October 2016
English

TB CARE II was a USAID funded project from 2011-2015. Its aim was to support the National TB Program reduce morbidity and mortality due to TB. One of the objectives of the project was to strengthen management of MDR TB through early detection, quality diagnosis and treatment. The community based...

Publications
October 2016
English

This report documents recent efforts by USAID, the Joint Learning Network (JLN), the World Health Organization (WHO), and USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) and Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems.

In Botswana, pusetso members presents the final outcomes of the LTFU improvement change idea at the Palla Road Kgotla (2016)
Publications
October 2016
English

This ASSIST case study describes how the community improvement team in Palla Road village worked with facility staff to figure out how to leverage existing community platforms and resources to locate patients who were lost to follow-up (LTFU) and return to HIV care at the local facility.

Publications, Success Stories
September 2016
English

ASSIST’s work in Kenya has been purposefully designed to institutionalize the capacity for continuous improvement in national, county, and facility structures for health care delivery.

Publications, Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
August 2016
English

The Mawa Project employs SBC strategies with households and communities to improve nutrition and reduce stunting among children under two. URC developed a series of 35 action cards, each illustrating one project-promoted behavior, that are used at household and community group levels. This paper...

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