Disparities in Perinatal Health-Border, Alaska and Hawaii

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Disparities in Perinatal Health-Border, Alaska and Hawaii: Under this program, grants will be awarded to address significant disparities in perinatal health indicators in communities within 62 miles of the U.S. Mexico border or in Alaska and Hawaii. Communities must provide a scope of project services that will cover pregnancy and interconceptional phases for women and infants residing in the proposed project area. Services are to be given to both mother and infant for two years following delivery to promote longer interconceptional periods and prevent relapses of unhealthy risk behaviors.
Federal Grant Title: Disparities in Perinatal Health-Border, Alaska and Hawaii
Federal Agency Name: Health Resources and Services Administration
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-09-131
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.926
CFDA Descriptions: Healthy Start Initiative
Current Application Deadline: Dec 05, 2008
Original Application Deadline: Dec 05, 2008
Posted Date: Oct 20, 2008
Creation Date: Oct 20, 2008
Archive Date: Feb 09, 2009
Total Program Funding: $2,425,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $925,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $750,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
To apply programs must target a Community/geographic area(s) with disparate perinatal indicators (such as inadequate prenatal care, anemia) that can contribute to infant mortality The selected communities must be within 62 miles of the U.S.-Mexican border or be in Alaska or Hawaii Funding would be made available to projects which have: 1) significant disparities in perinatal indicators which contribute to high infant mortality rates, among one or more subpopulations; 2) A planned or existing active consortia of stakeholders which have underway, a perinatal disparity reduction initiative and, 3) a feasible plan to reduce barriers, improve the local perinatal system of care, and work towards eliminating existing disparities in perinatal health. These sites must have or plan to implement/adapt Healthy Start strategies of consortium, case management, and outreach services in a culturally and linguistically sensitive manner. In addition, they must demonstrate existing/planned collaborations with key State and local services and resources systems.
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