Integrating Biobehavioral and Sociocultural Research to Prevent HIV Transmission and Infection (R21)

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Integrating Biobehavioral and Sociocultural Research to Prevent HIV Transmission and Infection (R21): Purpose. This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) solicits Research Project (R21) grant applications from applicant organizations to develop theoretically grounded approaches to prevention of HIV infection and transmission that incorporate biobehavioral approaches in studies that are culturally appropriate. Biobehavioral approaches may be biomedical, or they may consist of behavioral interventions using biological markers of efficacy. Sociocultural appropriateness involves, at minimum, application of knowledge of the norms, beliefs and values of potential research subjects in varied contexts, and an appreciation of culture as dynamic. It is anticipated that such knowledge will improve both the quality and applicability of research among the diverse populations affected by the pandemic, in the US or abroad. Intervention and pre-intervention studies are welcomed, but descriptive ethnographic and epidemiological research is still needed in some areas. For example, descriptive research may delineate the impact of cultural variables on behaviors that impede or promote biological markers (e.g., seroconversion), lead to a better understanding of ethical concerns in biomedical preventive studies, or may illuminate as yet unrecognized issues concerned with adherence to prevention interventions. Intervention studies should evaluate the efficacy of biomedical interventions, or of behavioral interventions that also use biological variables, in light of the sociocultural context.
Federal Grant Title: Integrating Biobehavioral and Sociocultural Research to Prevent HIV Transmission and Infection (R21)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Education Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-08-189
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.242
CFDA Descriptions: Mental Health Research Grants
Current Application Deadline: May 07, 2011
Original Application Deadline: May 07, 2011
Posted Date: Jun 30, 2008
Creation Date: Dec 05, 2008
Archive Date: Jun 07, 2011
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession.
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