Tibotec: Partnership with HIV/AIDS Alliance in Uganda - Working Together for Development

Published 20 Apr 2011
Reference 5742
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Region Global
Summary

This case examines how the European pharmaceutical company Tibotec, part of J&J, engaged in a partnership with the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, an established NGO in Uganda. The case presents the learning that arises from this partnership, both for the private company and for the NGO.

Teaching objectives

To provide an illustration of a European company looking to develop partnerships on the African continent, the challenges involved when a private company exposes itself to the uncertain NGO world, and what both parties learn from the experience.

Keywords
  • Cross-sector partnerships
  • Developing countries
  • Capacity building
  • Organisational learning
  • CSR
  • NGOs
  • Private Sector
  • International corporate voluntering programmes
  • AR2011
  • AR1011
  • RD0311
  • IAF 10/11
  • IAF 2520428