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

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.

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...

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...

Research Reports
May 2017
English

FAST implementation revealed a high frequency of unsuspected TB in hospitalized patients in Bangladesh. Patients with a previous history of TB have an increased risk of being diagnosed with unsuspected TB. Ensuring financial resources, stakeholder engagement and laboratory capacity are important...

Success Stories
April 2017
English

The village of Tilla in Niger has raised the bar on cleanliness and hygiene. A sanitation committee is in charge of galvanizing and promoting the village's overall health and cleanliness, making specific members responsible for different priorities. Each family now has a functional and well-...

Success Stories
April 2017
French

Le village de Tilla a relevé la barre de la propreté et l’hygiène. Un comité de salubrité dynamise et contrôle la salubrité du village, découpé en zones. La responsabilité de chacune des zones incombe à un membre du comité. Et chaque famille dispose au moins d’une latrine correctement entretenue...

Project Reports
April 2017
English

The overall objective of the Mawa CommCare evaluation is to contribute to the existing body of knowledge on the effectiveness of CommCare as a key resource for sustainable household nutrition behavior change. The Mawa CommCare evaluation includes a comparison of paper-based versus CommCare...