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Clinical and Public Health Curriculum Development, Training and Information Systems Support for the Haiti Health Care System under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Grant Amount: Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $5,000,000; Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $30,000,000.

Haiti has the highest population rates of HIV, TB, Cholera, and Lymphatic Filariasis in the Caribbean region, coupled with shortages of adequately trained public health professionals and public health information systems.

The goal and objectives of the program in Haiti is to support the Haitian Ministry of Health (MSPP) to improve health information systems for more effective data management; improve surveillance systems; assist with appropriate curriculum development for prevention, treatment, and care of infectious disease or other public health concerns; and provide appropriate mentoring in clinical settings. The goal is to reduce morbidity and mortality across a range of infectious diseases, but mainly cholera, HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria, and for maternal child health outcomes:
Reform and strengthen the laboratory sector in Haiti by supporting human resources capacity building at medical technology schools, health facilities, national laboratory associations, and the national laboratory;
Provide clinical mentoring of healthcare providers at five public hospitals to scale up and improve quality of adult care and treatment services for HIV/AIDS, cholera, TB, malaria and obstetrical services;
Develop, refine, and support a coordinated expansion of three national electronic health information systems including, iSantè (electronic medical record system), OpenELIS (open-source electronic laboratory information system), and TrainSMART (electronic training database) and other databases used to support surveillance in Haiti;
Develop and strengthen HIV/AIDS, enteric disease, nutrition and other public health curricula and faculty development at public and private nursing, medical, and laboratory schools. Develop curricula and conduct trainings for health care providers.

The purpose of this FOA is to work within Haiti to improve public health and medical curricula for pre-service training, provide clinical mentoring in health at facilities, and to develop, refine, and assist in the implementation of information systems to support health and disease surveillance in Haiti.

Funding Organization
US Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Fund Category
Support Types
Cooperative Agreements
American Samoa
District of Columbia
Federated States of Micronesia
Marshall Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
US Virgin Islands
Eligible Organizations
City Agencies
Commercial Organizations
Community Based Organizations
County Agencies
International Agencies
IRS 501 (c)(3) Organizations
Minority Owned Organizations
Nonprofit Organizations
Religious Organizations
Research Institutions
State Agencies
Tribal Organizations
Woman Owned Organizations
Award Date
Number of Awards Given
1 award
Award Amount Notes
Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $5,000,000.
Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $30,000,000 (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
Application Contact
Technical Information Management
CDC Procurement & Grants Office
2920 Brandywine Road, MS E-14
Atlanta, GA 30341
Phone: (770) 488-2700
Technical Contact
Brian Wheeler
Project Officer
DHHS/CDC3400 Port au Prince Place
Dulles, VA 201893400
Phone: (404) 553-8501
Fund Duration
5 years.
Disease Prevention
HIV/AIDS Prevention
Information Dissemination
International Cooperation
Medical Treatments and Therapies
TB Prevention
Training Programs
Developing Nations
Health Facilities Administrators
Health Professionals
Application Process
Applicants must download the SF424 application package associated with this funding opportunity from If access to the Internet is not available or if the applicant encounters difficulty in accessing the forms on-line, contact the HHS/CDC Procurement and Grant Office Technical Information Management Section (PGO TIMS) staff at (770) 488-2700 Monday-Friday 7:00am – 4:30pm U.S. Eastern Standard Time for further instruction. CDC Telecommunications for the hearing impaired or disabled is available at: TTY 1-888-232-6348.

If the applicant encounters technical difficulties with, the applicant should contact Customer Service. The Contact Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the exception of all Federal Holidays. The Contact Center provides customer service to the applicant community. The extended hours will provide applicants support around the clock, ensuring the best possible customer service is received any time it’s needed. You can reach the Support Center at 1-800-518-4726 or by email at Submissions sent by e-mail, fax, CD’s or thumb drives of applications will not be accepted.
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Disclaimer: NPIN provides this information as a public service only. The views and information provided about the materials, funding opportunities, and organizations do not necessarily state or reflect those of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, or NPIN. Fund Record #4635

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