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November 17, 2015

The USAID ASSIST Project has just launched an eLearning course on Improving Health Care Quality through USAID’s Global Health eLearning Center. Free and open to learners from around the world...

GPU members marking World TB Day in Tbilisi, Georgia (2014)
November 12, 2015

This year marks URC’s 50th anniversary of improving the quality of health care, social services, and education worldwide. To celebrate, URC hosted a community program contest asking URC country teams to nominate a local organization that would benefit from URC support. The Georgian Patient’s...

Healthcare workers at all levels benefit from the use of low-tech manikins in patient training simulations
November 09, 2015

High-tech medical manikins like the ones highlighted in the Wall Street Journal (see “New Training Tool for Doctors,” October 19, 2015) offer an incredible training experience for healthcare providers. The cost of these simulations can be prohibitive, however—especially in low-resource countries...

November 05, 2015

From November 10-13, 2015, the USAID|Translating Research into Action (TRAction) Project will join over 400 leaders from the private sector, governments, academia, the United Nations, and global development banks at the 2015 Clean Cooking Forum in...

Woman talking to a group of people sitting under a tree
November 03, 2015

On November 5-7, 2015, the Canadian Society for International Health, in partnership with the Global Health Research Capacity Training Program will host the 22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health ....

October 27, 2015

Malaria is both preventable and treatable. Yet, in Cambodia, an estimated 1.6 million people are at risk of malaria and about half a million of these live in the high transmission forest areas. The disease is life threatening and needs early, accurate diagnosis and treatment, which can be...

Mother and baby
October 16, 2015

Mexico City: October 18-21, 2015, the Secretariat of Health of Mexico, together with fifteen other convening partners, will host the first-ever Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference . The conference focuses on the provision of health care to all...

October 05, 2015

URC's REACH project hosted a well-attended webinar on benchmarks for early grade reading.

September 30, 2015

URC is teaming up with a consortium of global health partners, led by Chemonics, formed specifically to provide cutting-edge technical assistance and leadership towards the advancement of global human resources for health (HRH).