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.
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. The project’s Core partners, Partners In Health, Jhpiego and Project Hope, along with URC work with national partners to design and implement long term field programs, as well as contribute to the project’s global leadership objectives.
TB CARE II Collaborating Organizations
The TB CARE II Project has also developed Collaborative partnerships with several institutions to achieve program objectives in specific country programs as needed.