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The Asia Foundation, URC, World Vision, Knowledge for Health (K4Health), Chemonics, Banyan Global, ACDI/VOCA, Promundo and WI-HER invite you to participate in an online conversation, “Working Together to End GBV in Economic Strengthening and Maternal Health​,” Thursday December 10, 8 am - 4 pm (GMT -5)
December 07, 2015

The Asia Foundation, URC, World Vision, Knowledge for Health (K4Health), Chemonics, Banyan Global, ACDI/VOCA, Promundo and WI-HER invite you to participate in an online conversation, “Working Together to End GBV in Economic Strengthening and Maternal Health​,” as we mark the final day of 16 Days...

December 02, 2015

Much of the conversation about improving health care revolves around the science of improvement and how we execute improving priorities, a very important aspect of improving health care. However, most people who are well-versed in improvement will also believe that improvement is not purely a...

A healthcare worker shows mothers how to position infants when breastfeeding during a postnatal health talk. Iringa region, Tanzania. URC 2013
December 01, 2015

With support from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), USAID ASSIST undertook a mixed methods study to explore the factors that contribute to an engaged health care worker providing HIV care in Tanzania.

Rosemary and Sr. Mukwana (The Mother-Baby Care Point In-Charge) share a light moment after her child was declared HIV-negative and taken off treatment for HIV-exposed infants.
December 01, 2015

Uganda, December 1, 2015: A chuckle escaped Rosemary's lips. Chock full of emotion, Rosemary was dumbfounded! She even asked for a moment to catch her breath on seeing her baby’s blood sample slowly rest on the negative edge of an HIV test kit. This was the scene today at the Mother-Baby HIV...

December 01, 2015

URC is taking an active role in the 46 th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Cape Town, South Africa from December 2 through 6, 2015. About 20 URC staff are attending from several countries across the globe, leading panel discussions, offering post-graduate courses, presenting symposia,...

December 01, 2015

Johannesburg, South Africa, November 30, 2015 Sanofi South Africa, announced today a joint initiative with University Research Co., LLC (URC) along with the South African Aquity Innovations and the National Department of Health that seeks to increase early detection of concomitant diabetes and...

The USAID | SUSTAIN project has reached nearly half a million people in Uganda with HIV testing and counseling services
December 01, 2015
Snapshot: SUSTAIN

August 20, 2015. It is 8:00 am at the Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda and there are already about 30 or 40 patients in a temporary tent outside of the HIV clinic waiting for their appointment. The hospital has more than 8,000 HIV patients enrolled in care; on...

November 25, 2015

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of our friend and colleague, Dr. Mathias Koudrago Yaméogo, a valuable member of our URC team. As Chief of Party for the Benin project, Mathias made measureable progress to improve the quality of care provided to the people of Benin at...

Huehuetenango Youth Reproductive Health Summit that Nutri-Salud participated in during 2014
November 25, 2015

Guatemala’s Bee Harvesting Youth Group from Rancho Veijo was one of three organizations awarded a grand prize donation from URC’s community program contest. The contest was launched to celebrate URC’s 50th anniversary of service in improving the quality of health care, social services, and...

Dr. Nick Goodwin, Dr. Viktoria Stein, Dr. Tamar Chitashvili, and Sebastian Garcia Saisò,
November 24, 2015

Dr. Tamar Chitashvili , RMNCH and NCD technical unit lead of the USAID ASSIST Project, received the Integrated Care Award for Best Paper at the third annual World Congress on Integrated Care .