University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a management consulting firm based in Bethesda, MD. Founded in 1965, URC has demonstrated technical capacity improving TB control and prevention strategies globally by strengthening health systems, implementing quality improvement methodologies, developing clinical and programmatic policies and guidelines for TB and MDR TB, integrating HIV and TB services, and supporting the expansion and improvement of DOTS.
URC is the prime holder of the USAID TB CARE II cooperative agreement. To read more about URC’s global work in tuberculosis, click here.
TB CARE II Partners
In order to accelerate TB implementation in high burden countries, the TB CARE II project has formed partnerships with a range of different types of implementing partners who contribute their specialized expertise in areas such as laboratory strengthening, information technology, or commodities management to supplement and assist field programs and global activities: