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The USAID TB CARE II Project is a cooperative agreement implemented by a wide consortium of health and development organizations

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Who We Are

University Research Co., LLC (URC)

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 Technical Partners

In addition to the project’s core partners, the TB CARE II consortium also includes the following Technical 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:
BEA Enterprises, Inc. (BEA)
Canadian Lung Association (CLA)
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI)
Dartmouth Medical School: The Section of Infectious Disease and International Health (IDIH/DMS)
Euro Health Group (EHG)
MASS Design Group
World Health Organization (WHO)

TB CARE II Core 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. The project’s Core partners, Partners In HealthJhpiego 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.

Retention achieved using mHealth
Countries reached
Delayed result delivery using Xpert reporting

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