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September 08, 2016

Join us for an exciting OVC Task Force-sponsored event that will bring together policy makers, researchers, and OVC practitioners as we take a closer look at programming for adolescent girls that seeks to prevent and reduce HIV infections.

Quality improvement changes improved enrollment of malnourished clients at Kitgum Hospital in Northern Uganda improved from 30% in June, 2015 to 100% enrollment (October through April, 2016).
September 01, 2016

During a baseline assessment at Kitgum Hospital in Northern Uganda, the hospital’s staff realized that only 60% of clients identified as malnourished at different service points were being appropriately treated for malnutrition using RUTF. Learn how the hospital's quality improvement team...

August 31, 2016

URC, under the USAID-funded Social Health Protection (SHP) Project , is helping the Cambodian Ministry of Health and Department of Planning and Health Information to develop the Patient Management and Registration...

A participant demonstrates hand washing techniques at Central Regional Training of trainers, Cape Coast (2016)
August 31, 2016

After receiving $2.2 million in additional funding from USAID, the URC-managed USAID Systems for Health Project trained almost 40 master trainers and more than 200 regional facilitators in infection prevention and...

August 29, 2016

This year, the Global Reading Network (GRN) is involved in multiple events to celebrate the 50 th anniversary of International Literacy Day.

On September 9, GRN is organizing an International Literacy Day forum at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, DC. This event will...

August 25, 2016

We are pleased to announce that URC has been awarded a contract by the Global Fund Coordinating Unit of the Ministry of Finance in Lesotho to conduct a National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey.

August 25, 2016

We are pleased to announce that USAID has awarded URC the Defeat Malaria Activity for the prevention and control of malaria. URC will implement the project in partnership with American Refugee Committee , Jhpiego ,...

(L to R) Dr. Mirwais Rahimzai, Dr. M. Rashad Massoud, Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu, Mark Meassick, Jay Wechsler
August 24, 2016

The Quality Assurance Department of the Ministry of Health, Uganda, launched its new Five-year National Quality Improvement Framework and Strategic Plan 2015/16–2019/20 at a high-level ceremony on August 22, 2016.

Three staff member receiving award
August 05, 2016

The Advancing Newborn, Child and Reproductive Health (ANCRE) team in Benin was recognized recently for their work on Ebola and Lassa Fever, which they presented at Benin’s National Ebola Symposium on July 20, 2016.

Dr. Munyaradzi Pasipamire standing before his abstract at the 21st International AIDS Conference, Wednesday July 20, 2016
July 21, 2016

URC is pleased to announce that Dr. Munyaradzi Pasipamire was awarded the Lange/von Tongeren (IAS/ANRS) Prize for Young Investigators at the 21 st International AIDS Conference, in Durban, South Africa.