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Paving the Road to Healthy Highways: A Partnership to Scale Up HIV/AIDS Clinics in Africa

Published 31 Oct 2008
Reference 5523
Region Global
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Winner of 2009 EFMD Award, African Business Cases Category

Summary

The North Star Foundation brings together partners with a shared strategic interest in combating HIV/AIDS in truck drivers. It has identified a successful model for roadside health clinics which, to be effective, needs to be applied on a country-wide scale, due to the mobile nature of trucking. This case examines challenges and best practices in scaling up innovative ideas.

Teaching objectives

The case study will highlight the main issues to be considered when scaling up a pilot project in the humanitarian sector. A particular emphasis will be given to logistics management, disease modelling, public-private partnerships, organizational growth, diffusion of innovation and the ethical issues posed by the model.

Keywords
  • Scaling Up
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Public-Private Partnership
  • Humanitarian Sector
  • Ethics
  • Disease Modelling
  • Organizational Growth
  • AR2008
  • AR0708
  • RD0908
  • IAF 08/09
  • IAF 2520428
  • HMI
  • Emerging Markets
  • HMI
  • Business Science