Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Women

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Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Women: The purpose of this initiative is to stimulate research aimed at reducing health disparities among racial/ethnic minority and underserved women. More specifically, this initiative seeks applications for: (1) research related to health promotion or risk reduction among minority and underserved women age 21 and older; and, (2) intervention studies that show promise for improving the health profile of minority and underserved women. Investigators responding to this announcement should focus on enhancing the body of knowledge of a variety of factors (e.g., social, economic, demographic, community, societal, personal, cultural) influencing the health promoting and health compromising behaviors of racial and ethnic minority women and underserved women and their subpopulations. The focus of this program announcement is on women age 21 and older, but investigators may also focus on the childhood antecedents of adult health disparities.Each of the sponsors of this initiative has a strategic plan, which addresses health disparities and minority health. This can be found on each of the respective web sites. For purposes of this initiative, the definitions of health disparities and minority populations are those outlined in the NINRs Strategic Plan on Reducing Health Disparities located at Health Disparities are defined as differences in the incidence, prevalence, mortality, and burden of diseases and other adverse health conditions that exist among specific population groups in the United States when compared to non-Hispanic Whites. Specific population groups are identified as African-Americans, Asian and Asian Pacific Islanders, Hispanic and Latino, Native American and Native Alaskan. Medically Underserved Populations are defined as populations that have inadequate access to, or reduced utilization of high quality health care. Included are low literacy, rural and low-income populations, including older minority women, geographically isolated women, lesbians, hearing and visually impaired women, physically or mentally disabled women, migrant workers, immigrant and refugee women, and language minority women. (Language minority individuals are those who do not speak the most common language or languages in a country or region, which in the United States means individuals who do not speak English. For information on language minority populations, see (For NICHDs plan to reduce health disparities, see
Federal Grant Title: Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Women
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Health Income Security and Social Services Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-04-153
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.27993.361
CFDA Descriptions: Drug Abuse Research Programs 93.361 Nursing Research
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Multiple Receipt Dates - See Link to Full Announce
Posted Date: Sep 08, 2004
Creation Date: Dec 14, 2006
Archive Date: Feb 03, 2007
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: 93.847 -- Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Small businesses Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) Special district governments County governments Private institutions of higher education Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Independent school districts City or township governments For profit organizations other than small businesses State governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible agencies of the Federal Government are eligible to apply. Foreign institutions are eligible to apply.
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