Strengthening the Evidence Base and Capacity for Implementing HIV Prevention and Care and Treatment Programs in the Republic of South Africa under the United States Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Grant Amount: Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $10,000,000; Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $50,000,000.
The purpose of this FOA is to provide technical assistance (TA) in two program areas: (1) Strengthen the evidence-base for implementing HIV prevention and care and treatment programs in South Africa (TA Area #1); and (2) Strengthen the capacity strengthening of local organizations to implement HIV prevention and care and treatment programs in South Africa (TA Area #2).
The objective for TA Area # 1 is to inform and enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of prevention and care and treatment interventions through the collection, analysis, and dissemination of strategic information.
The objective of TA Area # 2 is to improve the quality and sustainability of HIV/AIDS and TB programs through targeted capacity strengthening of local organizations supporting HIV prevention, care and treatment services, strategic information, and health systems.
All funded activities will be aligned with the SAG HIV programmatic priorities and strategic information agenda, and will be defined in partnership with NDOH, other SAG government agencies, and PEPFAR. Evaluations will identify and answer questions of national importance that strengthen the national health care system and the national HIV response.
The two Technical Assistance Program Areas for this Funding Opportunity Announcement are as follows: (1) TA Area #1: Strengthen the evidence-base for implementing HIV prevention, care and treatment programs in South Africa. Applicants applying to TA Area #1 must propose to work in at least three of the prioritized activities listed for Year One. (2) Strengthen the capacity of local organization to better support HIV prevention, care and treatment programs in South Africa. Applicants applying to TA Area #2 must propose to work in at least three of the prioritized activities listed for Year One.
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Number of Awards Given
2 to 5 awards
Award Amount Notes
Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $10,000,000. Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $50,000,000 (This amount is an estimate, and is subject to availability of funds and includes direct costs for international organizations or direct and indirect costs for domestic grantees for all years.)
Application Due Date
Technical Information Management Section DHHS CDC Procurement & Grants Office 2920 Brandywine Road, MS E-14 Atlanta, GA 30341 Phone: (770) 488-2700
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Government Agencies Health Planners Managers/Supervisors
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