Namibian Mechanism for Provision of Implementation Support for Evaluation and Research (PISER) under the Presidential Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Grant Amount: Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $1,000,000; Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $5,000,000.
The goal and objectives of the program in Namibia is to as outlined in the National Strategic Framework for HIV/AIDS in regards to research and evaluations is to strengthen the coordination and implementation of national and subnational research to provide evidence for HIV/AIDS and other related health policies and programming. Specific objectives include updating the research agenda to meet the needs of the HIV/AIDS program, oversee effective and efficient study implementation that complies with evidence for HIV/AIDS and other related health policies and programming. Specific objectives include updating the research agenda to meet the needs of the HIV/AIDS program, oversee effective and efficient study implementation that complies with national ethical research standards and to build local capacity to design and implement studies.
The purpose of this FOA (Funding Opportunity Announcement) is to support the Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services to successfully implement well-designed research studies in order to inform national HIV/AIDS and other related health programs. The program will ultimately build national capacity to independently implement their research agenda.
Capacity-building plans should address systems, policy, organizational and workforce requirements for strengthening sustainable indigenous capacity to respond to the epidemic. Partners receiving HHS/CDC funding must collaborate across program areas whenever appropriate or necessary to improve service delivery.
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Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $1,000,000. Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $5,000,000 (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).
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