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Pamphlets and other materials used by the TPP in Georgia to raise awareness of the symptoms of, and treatments for, tuberculosis
March 23, 2016

URC's projects have united with country leaders, community health care workers, and TB patients to end TB. Below is a selection of our activities to mark World TB Day, 2016.

Parliamentary meeting in Georgia marks World TB Day

The Parliament of Georgia, in collaboration with the...

March 22, 2016

From March 6–10, 2016, the Global Reading Network —the community of practice supported by URC’s Reading within Reach (...

March 22, 2016

We are pleased to announce that URC has been awarded the Tuberculosis South Africa Project (TBSAP) by USAID Southern Africa.

TBSAP builds upon interventions and achievements from URC’s current...

A priest in the Georgian Orthodox Church is receiving materials on the prevention, detection and treatment of TB as part of his role as a peer educator. Georgia, 2015
March 18, 2016

Two success stories from URC’s USAID TB Prevention Project in Georgia were recently featured in a...

Buddy the Cat, a tall, blue-and-white mascot, brings joy and hope to TB hospitals in South Africa
March 15, 2016

On January 14, 2016, USAID profiled “Buddy the Cat,” the mascot for the TB Care II South Africa Project. “A Day in the Life of Buddy” is a beautiful online presentation of Buddy’s work at Brooklyn Chest Hospital in Cape Town...

March 11, 2016

URC's Alyson Smith, Senior Advisor for Health Professions Regulation, co-authored an article in Human Resources for Health.

March 02, 2016

Dr. Houleymata Diarra, USAID ASSIST Project’s Chief of Party in Mali, was featured by the Embassy of the United States in Mali, which is presenting 30 inspiring Malian women this month in honor of International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2016.

February 29, 2016

This Friday, March 4th, URC staff will be leading several sessions at the 2016 Global Health Mini-University at the George Washington University’s Marvin Center.

February 11, 2016

The USAID|Translating Research into Action (TRAction) Project was pleased to send several of their staff members to the fourth International Conference on Family Planning on January 24–28 in Bali, Indonesia.

January 15, 2016

“Buddy the Cat,” the mascot for the TB Care II South Africa Project , is in the spotlight again.