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February 16, 2011
Five current and former University Research Company, LLC (URC) employees -- Larissa Jennings; Andre Sourou Yebadokpo, Reproductive Health Advisor; Jean Affo, Behavior Change Communications Advisor; Marthe Agbogbe, Capacity Building Specialist; and Aguima Tankoano, Ghana’s Chief of Party -- recently...
February 16, 2011

Four current and former University Research Company, LLC (URC) employees -- Larissa Jennings, Andre Sourou Yebadokpo, Jean Affo, and Marthe Agbogbe -- recently published a research article titled, “Antenatal counseling in maternal and newborn care: use of job aids to improve health worker...

URC's booth highlighted our partnership with the South Africa Department of Health's Kick TB Campaign.
November 30, 2010

URC has pioneered the development and promotion of sustainable, community- and facility-level innovations to strengthen tuberculosis (TB) programs in high-burden countries for more than a decade. Through the recently acquired TB...

URC currently works in high-burden countries worldwide to support anti-TB activities. In South Africa, a URC team is developing strategies to identify and refer potential TB cases for screening.
October 18, 2010

This PR Web press release highlights URC's award of the TB CARE II project with a ceiling of up to $225 million from the US Agency for International Development (USAID). This five-year project assists countries most affected by tuberculosis (TB), a highly contagious and...

Carlos Jarquin, Organizational Development Specialist; Oscar Nuñez,Chief of Party; and Roberto González, Grants/Finance Associate work on the planning stage of the project.
October 05, 2010

URC will work to reduce HIV among high-risk populations in Nicaragua through PrevenSIDA, a five-year contract funded by the US Agency for International Development.

September 27, 2010

URC will work in Central America to strengthen the region's response to the HIV epidemic through a three-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

August 10, 2010

URC's Translating Research into Action (TRAction) Project awarded its first research grant of $1.3 million for study of the effect on malaria prevalence of replacing indoor residual spraying with long lasting insecticide bed nets (LLIN) in Tanzania.