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.

In this resource library, you will find a selection of project and company materials organized in an easily searchable database.  You may narrow your search by selecting from the various filters below, and/or entering keywords or a phrase, and then clicking "SHOW RESULTS."

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Publications, Research Reports
English

Addressing the different needs, behaviors, preferences, access to, and utilization of health services for men, women, girls and boys is critical to any quality improvement effort. Implementation of improvement interventions without consideration of gender dynamics risks failure to reach half of...

Publications, Methodology Reports
English

This document assesses the feasibility of applying psychometric tools, typically used in industrialized countries to measure motivational processes, to other contexts.

Publications, Methodology Reports, Project Presentations
English

This PowerPoint presentation by M. Rashad Massoud describes the various goals for quality improvement teams and lessons from standard evaluation system tools.

Publications, Success Stories
English

URC helped hospital staff to apply quality improvement methods to reduce or eliminate these obstacles, resulting in more health seeking and better treatment adherence.

Publications, Methodology Reports
English

This white paper reviews the present state, current challenges, and recommended best practices for improving the quality of prescription pharmaceuticals, with an emphasis on generic pharmaceuticals.

Publications, Project Reports
English

This annual report summarizes the main activities of the USAID Health Care Improvement Project Task Order 1 during FY08 (October 2007-September 2008).

Publications, Case Studies
English

This flyer describes experiences of the improvement teams piloting the draft service guidelines and using improvement methods to improve the services they offer to vulnerable children.

Publications, Technical Bulletins
English

This brief highlights the USAID TB Program South Africa's work supporting the National Department of Health in combating drug-resistant (DR) TB through expanding access to diagnostics, providing programmatic management of MDR TB at the community level and increasing provider capacity at all...

Publications, Evaluation and Assessment Reports
French

This cross-sectional study included quantitative measures and a qualitative approach to better understand the context in which the improvement of clinical indicators occurred.