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Tuberculosis Indefinite Quantity Contract (TB IQC)

Contract Agency: US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Contract Overview

URC is leading a team to support USAID in developing and strengthening tuberculosis (TB) programs worldwide. This Indefinite Quantity Contract gives the USAID Global Health Bureau and Missions a way to obtain expert advice and assistance on how to build and expand sustainable TB control and prevention programs in the countries that are most affected by the disease.

URC Services

  • Expand Directly Observed Treatment, Short Course, (DOTS): To increase case finding and detection and improve treatment success rates
  • Strengthen services to prevent multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant TB
  • Improve cross-referral services for HIV and TB patients
  • Increase access to TB diagnostics
  • Develop national and local advocacy, communication, and social mobilization strategies


  • Center for Tuberculosis Research and the Center for Communications Programs of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology
  • Global Health Advocates
  • Constella Futures International
  • Family Health International
  • Jhpiego
  • Liverpool Associates in Tropical Health, Ltd
  • McGill University
  • Emory University
  • National Jewish Health
  • Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation
  • University of California at Los Angeles
  • Westat
  • BEA Enterprises
  • Innovative Development Expertise & Advisory Services
  • O’Brien and Associates
  • Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. (subcontractors)

Contact information

For additional information on working with URC, contact Samuel A. Mariam, URC Vice President for Contracts and Grants Administration.

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