Addendum 1: Community Health Workers Programming under the Integrating Community Health APS

 

Applicants are encouraged to review the entire Integrating Community Health APS (APS-OAA-15-000004) in addition to the following community health worker specific information included below. The focus of this Addendum is to improve population health by increasing effective coverage of high impact health and nutrition interventions through: addressing barriers to scaling up and sustaining high quality CHW programming. USAID seeks Applicants to play a substantive role in helping foster better harmonization by addressing fragmentation of CHW programming, identifying knowledge gaps in planning and implementation of CHW programs, and translating new knowledge to influence decisions and actions from the community to the national policy and program levels. Applicants are strongly encouraged to identify barriers and solutions by applying a joint community-health systems focus. Emphasis should be placed on strengthening community engagement with CHW programs to enhance their performance and impact. Applicants are encouraged to utilize this Addendum to: • Support governments and their partners in identifying the most critical barriers impacting the scale and sustainability of high quality CHW programming; • Develop local and national capacity and leadership to institutionalize a data-driven problem identification-solution approach in CHW programming; and, • Document the actions and activities taken to identify and overcome barriers; the impact that these actions had on CHW performance; and, the broader influence and impact on policies, systems, and programs.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 07/30/2015 (Archived.)
Program Number
APS-OAA-15-000005
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Agency for International Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
10
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Only local Applicants may apply under Category 1. All eligible Applicants may apply under Category 2. Local Applicants must meet the following definition: Non-profit or for-profit that is not affiliated with a foreign government, including universities, professional associations, etc. A non-U.S. local/national NGO must: 1) Be a local non-governmental organization organized under the laws of the country or region of the proposed activity; 2) Have its principal place of business in the country or region of the proposed activity; 3) Be managed by a governing body, the majority of which consists of citizens or lawful permanent residents of the country or region of the proposed activity; 4) Not be controlled by a foreign entity or by an individual or individuals who are not citizens or permanent residents of the recipient country; 5) Attach official documentation of its formal legal status as an NGO in the host country or in a country in the region. Local/national NGOs are not required to register with USAID; and 6) if a for-profit, profit must be waived per USAID policy. Individuals and governments are not eligible to apply.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Deadlines
06/30/2015
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Courtney Magill
Contract Specialist
Phone 202-567-4097
E-mail Address
cmagill@usaid.gov
Financial Information
Obligations
$0.00
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $1,000,000.00 to $10,000,000.00

 


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