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Paving the road to healthy highways: a partnership to scale up HIV and AIDS clinics in Africa (condensed version)

Author: Van Wassenhove, Luk N. ; Gatignon, AlineINSEAD Area: Technology and Operations ManagementPublisher: INSEAD, 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 9 p.Type of document: INSEAD CaseNote: Latest version available via https://publishing.insead.eduAbstract: 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.Pedagogical 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.
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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.

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.

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