Viral Hepatitis Networking, Capacity Building, and Training

 

This FOA aims to increase testing of populations most affected by chronic hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C; and training of health care providers. Part A is Networking & Capacity Building and Part B is Professional Education & Training. Part A strategies & activities should focus on leading and growing an existing national coalition that is geographically diverse, is in at least different 10 states; and whose members are actively involved in viral hepatitis. The aim is to share strategies, materials, and lessons learned among coalition members; provide technical assistance to conduct culturally competent educational outreach; build the capacity to test the target populations for chronic viral hepatitis; and engage members in implementing CDC’s national viral hepatitis educational campaign(s).Outcomes for Part A are: increased number and capacity of coalition members to deliver culturally competent educational outreach to target population; increased numbers of individuals tested for chronic viral hepatitis; and increased exposure to CDC’s national education campaign. Part B activities are: developing free, accurate, up-to-date, CE-accredited comprehensive web-based, on-demand hepatitis materials, resources and trainings for health care professionals. The outcomes for part B are increasing the knowledge and skills of health care professionals, including the ability to screen, diagnose, medically manage, and provide care to people with chronic viral hepatitis.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
CDC-RFA-PS16-1608
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
3
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
N/A
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Deadlines
05/02/2016
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Wendy Watkins
DMW7@cdc.gov
E-mail Address
DMW7@cdc.gov
Financial Information
Obligations
$0.00
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $150,000.00 to $650,000.00