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, Methodology Reports
English

Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) is intended to help health teams quickly respond to disease outbreaks.

Publications, Project Reports
English

Malaria continues to be a major killer of under-fives, and Tanzania has set strategies to reduce malaria in the country. To complement and support government efforts to reduce morbidity and mortality of under-fives, in 2011 the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) created...

Publications, Methodology Reports
English

The report describes how quality improvement efforts in Niger and Ecuador led to remarkable gains in national coverage of this life-saving intervention.

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, Research Reports
English

In this report, the USAID ASSIST Project explores the role of the health workforce in improving quality of care. The project works with countries to develop a workforce that will deliver quality care and will take responsibility for continually improving the services...

Publications, Success Stories
Spanish

This two-page publication describes how the project significantly expanded the government's capacity to design, conduct, and evaluate behavior change and communication strategies.

Publications, Issue Papers
English

Motivating and enabling health workers to perform in accordance with standards is deterred by many factors-behavioral, social, and organizational-as well as the nature of healthcare activities and their setting.

Publications, Research Reports

This document reports on a research study conducted by the Quality Assurance Project (QAP) to examine the process of institutionalizing a Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) process within the context of Ecuadorian law.

Publications, Methodology Reports
English

The Quality Assurance Project, funded by the US Agency for International Development, provided comprehensive, technical expertise in the design, management, and implementation of quality assurance programs in developing countries.

Publications, Case Studies
Spanish

This case study describes the quality design experience of seven hospitals in Guatemala in 1999.