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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Publications, Project Reports
English

This short report describes the approaches and experiences applied to strengthen human resources for health at the community, facility, and management levels. Health worker gaps have been demonstrated by the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) to be effectively addressed through the...

Publications, Project Reports
English

This report describes the process undertaken by the Quality Assurance Project and Health Care Improvement Project to (1) improve access to care and outcomes in a pilot district in St. Petersburg and (2) to use the improvement collaborative approach to scale up a model for the decentralized...

Publications, Project Reports
English

This short report describes the efforts of the Piggs Peak Hospital in the Hhohho Region of Swaziland to apply continuous quality improvement approaches to TB-HIV care.

Publications, Project Reports
English

The goal of the USAID-funded Tibu Homa Project (THP) is to reduce morbidity and mortality of children under five years of age in the Lake Zone of Tanzania (Mwanza, Mara, Kagera, Shinyanga, Simiyu, and Geita regions) by improving proper diagnosis and treatment of severe febrile illness in...

Publications, Success Stories
Spanish

This November 2010 success story describes how improving logistics management for contraceptives led to maintaining optimal stock levels across more than 1200 service delivery units in Guatemala through the USAID Calidad en Salud project, implemented by URC.

Publications, Success Stories
English

Volume 1, Issue 3 includes updates on activities around National TB Day 2014.

Addressing the Unique Needs of Men and Women in Noncommunicable Disease Services
Publications, Project Reports
English

Each year, more than 36 million people die due to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). In 2008, NCDs accounted for approximately 60% of total global deaths (WHO 2013). NCDs include stroke, cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer, chronic respiratory illness, diabetes, common mental illnesses, substance...

Publications, Methodology Reports
English

Since 2004, teams of providers from the City AIDS Center, district polyclinics, TB facilities, and PLWH organizations in St. Petersburg, Russia, have worked together to analyze and improve the HIV/AIDS care system.

Publications, Evaluation and Assessment Reports
English

Over the past several years in Uganda, many health facilities have adopted strategies to shift some facility and community-based tasks to “expert patients,” clients who are recruited and trained to provide support services for other clients in facilities and in communities.

Publications, Success Stories
English

This success story describes URC's work with the government of Uganda to overcome malnutrition with ready-to-use therapeutic food and a simple device for detecting malnutrition.