Business Development with External Partners
The center works collaboratively with partners to find solutions to global health challenges. It also coordinates partner-to-partner collaboration by bridging multi-sectoral partners to facilitate productive partnerships and create synergies.
The BroadReach Group is a solution provider and consultancy using digital data in health in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), which has collaborated with governments, international organizations and the private sector for nearly two decades. MURC and BroadReach Group signed an MoU in 2020, with the aim of promoting digital data in LMICs to transform health systems, in which underserved populations would be able to receive quality healthcare services. (Please see the PDF file at this link for the English version.)
University of Botswana has established the eHealth Research Unit to engage in the development and implementation of digital solutions. They also hosted the Health Informatics in Africa (HELINA) in November 2019. This MoU aims to cooperate by bringing expertise and networks of the two parties in efforts to develop digital solutions in the following four fields that are currently social issues in Botswana: 1) Data visualization and creating effective measures to tackle non-communicable diseases (NCDs), 2) Utilization of digital technologies in nursing care for elderly people, 3) Utilization of artificial intelligence (AI) in minimizing the harm of infectious diseases outbreak, and 4) Drone delivery system to improve access to medical commodities.
Africa Health Business Limited works to foster partnerships across the health sectors to improve access to affordable quality health care services in Africa through innovative approaches. MURC and Africa Health Business Limited signed an MoU in 2020, with the aim of collaboration for promoting health technologies to solve health challenges in Africa. (Please see the PDF file at this link for the English version.)
PATH works to accelerate health equity by improving and designing health systems. MURC and PATH signed an MoU in 2019, with the aim of collaboration in the creation of digital health ecosystems in low and middle income countries (LMICs) and innovative projects using advanced technologies. (Please see the PDF file at this link for English version.)
Institut Pasteur is an internationally renowned center for biomedical research with a mission to prevent and control diseases in the world. MURC and Institut Pasteur signed an MoU in 2019, with the aim of collaboration in the fight against infectious diseases by using advanced technologies such as AI and drone in West Africa and ASEAN region. (Please see the PDF file at this link for English version.)
BUGWORKS is a drug discovery company that aims to discover novel pharmaceutical assets for combating Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). MURC and BUGWORKS signed an MoU in 2019, with the aim of collaboration in the global fight against AMR. (Please see the PDF file at this link for English version.)
AIME Healthcare aims to deploy Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) surveillance & countermeasures in the Asia Pacific region. MURC and AIME Healthcare signed an MoU in 2019, with the aim of collaboration in the dynamic surveillance & predictive analytics system in the area of AMR and other healthcare issues. (Please see the PDF file at this link for English version.)
bitgrit has built a global network of data scientists and AI engineers to create new digital solutions. MURC and bitgrit signed an MoU in 2019, with the aim of collaboration in realizing SDGs through innovative projects using these advanced solutions. (Please see the PDF file at this link for English version.)
OCP brings open data and open government together to make public contracting reforms more agile and impactful. MURC and OCP signed an MoU in 2019, with the aim of collaboration for the reform of public procurement systems by digitalization in low and middle income countries. (Please see the PDF file at this link for English version.)