Health Systems Strengthening for a Sustainable HIV/AIDS Response in Ukraine
Grant Amount: The anticipated total federal funding amount is $18,000,000.
The purpose of the ‘Health System Strengthening for a Sustainable HIV/AIDS Response in Ukraine’ project is to strengthen Ukraine’s health system to ensure effective and sustainable delivery of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services to key populations.
The program's purpose will be achieved through the following major objectives:
Objective 1: Enhance national leadership and capacity for evidence-based and gender-sensitive HIV policy programming and implementation (40%); Objective 2: Improve and optimize resource allocation and financing for the national and selected regional HIV/AIDS programs targeting key populations (40%); Objective 3: Optimize and strengthen human resources for health (HRH) for the delivery and scale-up of gender-sensitive HIV/AIDS services targeting key populations (20%).
USAID seeks to implement a comprehensive set of interventions in these three areas, which are interrelated and complement each other, resulting in the following outcomes: significantly strengthened local institutional and operational capacity (at the center and in up to ten priority regions with highest HIV/AIDS burden) to improve and implement evidence-based and gender-sensitive HIV policies targeting key populations, to design and implement the new five year (2014-2018) national and regional AIDS programs, with optimized resource allocation, financing and strengthened HRH to deliver integrated gender-sensitive HIV/AIDS services to key populations while using the opportunities opened up by the GOU health reform efforts.
US Agency for International Development Bureau for Global Health
Commercial Organizations International Agencies Nonprofit Organizations
Award Amount Notes
The anticipated total federal funding amount is $18,000,000. The Government may issue one or more awards resulting from this RFA to the responsible applicant(s) whose application(s) conforming to this RFA are the most responsive to the objectives set forth in this RFA. The Government may (a) reject any or all applications, (b) accept other than the lowest cost application, (c) accept more than one application, (d) accept alternate applications, and (e) waive informalities and minor irregularities in applications received.
Application Due Date
6/18/2013 -- Deadline for submission of questions: 5/14/2013.
Health Care Programs/Services HIV/AIDS Prevention International Cooperation Medical Treatments and Therapies Policy Development Program Development
Developing Nations Health Planners Policy Makers
The federal grant process is web-enabled, allowing for applications to be submitted on-line. Complete Application packages shall be submitted electronically through grants.gov, and must be received no later than the closing date and time as indicated on the cover letter of the RFA. Instructions to submit applications electronically on-line in response to this RFA are found on Grants.gov in the “For Applicants” section – under “Apply for Grants.” Applicants are also encouraged and it is USAID’s preference that they submit an electronic copy of their application via e-mail to email@example.com . Please note that applicants are only required to submit their application through one modality. Please e-mail Ms. Marina Orlova at firstname.lastname@example.org to verify your application has been received.
The deadline for submission of questions for this RFA is May 14, 2013.
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