Establishment of Centers of Excellence in Refugee Health
The summary for the Establishment of Centers of Excellence in Refugee Health grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Establishment of Centers of Excellence in Refugee Health: The CDC's Division for Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) is focused on improving the health among immigrants and refugees through public health partnerships, science, and response. Every year, approximately 70,000 refugees and 400,000 immigrants resettle to the U.S. from overseas. Refugees are particularly vulnerable populations, marginalized from public health surveillance, preventive treatment and health care in their home countries and countries of temporary asylum. They have complex health care issues, such as low baseline vaccination rates and high rates of infectious diseases,including tuberculosis, malaria, and intestinal parasites.DGMQ is looking for new approaches to reach out to these populations to study and improve healthcare needs of refugee and immigrant populations. Refugees are particularly vulnerable populations, marginalized from public health surveillance, preventive treatment and health care in their home countries and countries of temporary asylum. The complexion of refugee populations are dynamic and change over time. Reporting of health conditions in refugees and immigrants reported after arrival in the U.S. is limited to the reportable conditions specified by state and federal requirements. The identification of these conditions as belonging to refugees or immigrants is not reported. Consequently, there is little data to evaluate the effectiveness and quality of how the refugee and immigrant populations are examined pre-arrival and post arrival for follow up. This funding opportunity will help create Centers of Excellence in refugee and/or immigrant health. These centers will provide expertise in the diverse area of dealing with this population and will build upon existing infrastructure and will collaborate with partners focusing on these vulnerable populations.
|Federal Grant Title:||Establishment of Centers of Excellence in Refugee Health|
|Federal Agency Name:||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention|
|Type of Opportunity:||Discretionary|
|Funding Opportunity Number:||CDC-RFA-CK15-1503|
|Type of Funding:||Cooperative Agreement|
|CFDA Descriptions:||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention_Investigations and Technical Assistance|
|Current Application Deadline:||Jun 2, 2015 Electronically submitted applications|
|Original Application Deadline:||Jun 2, 2015 Electronically submitted applications|
|Posted Date:||Mar 23, 2015|
|Creation Date:||Mar 23, 2015|
|Archive Date:||Jul 2, 2015|
|Total Program Funding:||$5,000,000|
|Maximum Federal Grant Award:||$0|
|Minimum Federal Grant Award:||$0|
|Expected Number of Awards:||5|
|Cost Sharing or Matching:||No|
- Applicants Eligible for this Grant
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
City or township governments
Independent school districts
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Special district governments
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- Additional Information on Eligibility
- Link to Full Grant Announcement
- Grant Announcement Contact
- Pamela Nonnenmacher
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 770-488-2756
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