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Behavioral and Serological Survey (BSS) for HIV and Syphilis among Diamond Mine Workers in Angola (PEPFAR)

Description
Grant Amount: Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $ 500,000; Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $ 1,500,000.

The goal and objectives of the program in Angola is to provide information that will serve as the baseline for a BSS among diamond miners in the key areas in Angola for the purpose of monitoring the epidemic and informing decision-making for future prevention programs targeting this population.

The purpose of this FOA is to implement a behavioral and serologic survey (BSS) of persons working in the diamond mines of Angola, and to make recommendations for prevention of HIV infection among miners and surrounding communities. This initiative will assist the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Government of the Republic of Angola through the Instituto Nacional de Luta contra a SIDA (INLS), in their collaborative efforts to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Angola mining industry.
Funding Organization
US Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Fund Category
HIV/AIDS
Support Types
Cooperative Agreements
Locations
American Samoa
District of Columbia
Federated States of Micronesia
Guam
International
Marshall Islands
National
Northern Mariana Islands
Palau
Puerto Rico
US Virgin Islands
Eligible Organizations
City Agencies
Colleges/Universities
Commercial Organizations
Community Based Organizations
County Agencies
Hospitals
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
9/1/2013
Number of Awards Given
1 award
Award Amount Notes
Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $ 500,000.
Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $ 1,500,000 (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
4/10/2013
Application Contact
Technical Information Management
Section
DHHS
CDC Procurement & Grants Office
2920 Brandywine Road, MS E-14
Atlanta, GA 30341
Phone: (770) 488-2700
Technical Contact
Dorotha L Hall
Project Officer
DHHS/CDCLuanda,
Fund Duration
3 years.
Subjects
Community Health Services
HIV/AIDS Prevention
International Cooperation
Program Development
Syphilis
Audiences
Developing Nations
Application Process
Applicants must download the SF424 application package associated with this funding opportunity from www.grants.gov. 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 email:pgotim@cdc.gov 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 www.grants.gov, the applicant should contact Grants.gov Customer Service. The Grants.gov 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 is needed. You can reach the Grants.gov Support Center at 1-800-518-4726 or by email at support@www.grants.gov. Submissions sent by e-mail, fax, CD’s or thumb drives of applications will not be accepted.
Web Site
http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=GbfLRRyQcdG50LxxZRJJxcYtxkvYW2T3F0p2BpltjpnL1FQxp0vc!1382532130?oppId=218514&mode=VIEW
Fund Number
CDC-RFA-GH13-1354

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