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CAP-Malaria works in Burma, Cambodia and Thailand to control malaria
April 24, 2016

The PMI | USAID CAP-Malaria Project works in Burma, Cambodia, and Thailand to control and prevent malaria in the region.

An outreach team member screens for malaria in Myanmar (2015)
April 22, 2016

The USAID |PMI Control and Prevention of Malaria Project (CAP-Malaria) works to control, treat, and prevent malaria and artemisinin-resistant malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion. In Burma, CAP-Malaria combines behavior change communication tactics, health systems strengthening for early...

Durable insecticide-treated wall liners have been installed for this household
April 22, 2016

The USAID | TRAction Project researches new strategies to reduce malaria transmission and tests and monitors the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of vector control tools currently in use. Durable insecticide-treated wall liners, a recent innovation, may be beneficial for management of insecticide...

A child just taken out of a bath wrapped in a pink big towel
April 15, 2016

The Salud Maternal Infantil website , designed and managed by URC’s USAID ASSIST Project , and our...

A nutritionist assesses the nutritional status of an expectant mother at Hoima Regional Referral Hospital, Western Uganda. URC 2014
April 06, 2016

Join hosts USAID | Translating Research into Action (TRAction) Project and the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) on Twitter April 11, 2016 to discuss, “ Equity Now: How elevating respect for women improves health for everyone.”

Azucely Cifuentes, a dedicated auxiliary nurse in Guatemala, says the community calls her "La Colochita" because of her curly hair
April 05, 2016

This World Health Worker Week , URC is celebrating the health workers who make such an incredible, indispensable contribution to health in communities around the world. These men and women are our Health...

A picture of a microscope representing Iraqi labs, with the labs beneath them: Public Health Laboratories (MOH), Animal Health Labs (Ministry of Agriculture), and Food and Water Contamination Labs (Ministry of Science and Technology)
March 23, 2016

This short video details the significant successes of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency's Cooperative Biological Engagement Program in strengthening biosafety and biosecurity standards and procedures.

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...