Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program

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Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program: The purpose of the Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program (RESEP) is to help individuals adversely affected by mining, transport, and processing of uranium, or the testing of nuclear weapons, to receive medical care and compensation for illnesses that may have resulted from these activities. This is accomplished by providing competitive grant opportunities to States, local governments, and other health care organizations establish cancer screening programs. The major objectives of the programs are to: Screen individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases Provide referrals for diagnostic testing medical treatment of individuals screened Develop and disseminate public information and education programs for the detection, prevention, and treatment of radiogenic cancers and diseases; and Facilitate medical documentation of claims for the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) program There are seven health care organizations in five southwestern States (Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah) participating in the RESEP Program. These organizations include hospitals, universities, Indian Health Service facilities, medical centers and community health centers.
Federal Grant Title: Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program
Federal Agency Name: Health Resources and Services Administration
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-11-147
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.257
CFDA Descriptions: Grants for Education, Prevention, and Early Detection of Radiogenic Cancers and Diseases
Current Application Deadline: Apr 08, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Apr 08, 2011
Posted Date: Feb 24, 2011
Creation Date: Feb 24, 2011
Archive Date: Jun 07, 2011
Total Program Funding: $1,700,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 8
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
Health care organizations located in the high-impact States cited in the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (P.L. 106-245) i.e., Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming, are eligible to apply. Examples of entities eligible to apply for the funds include (but are not limited to): National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers; Department of Veterans' Affairs hospitals or medical centers; Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) (e.g., Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act, including: Community Health Centers, Migrant Health Centers, and Public Housing Centers), FQHC Look-Alikes, or hospitals;Agencies of any State or local government that currently provides direct health care services; IHS health care facilities, including programs provided through tribal contracts, compacts, grants, or cooperative agreements with the IHS and which are determined appropriate to raising the health status of Indians; and Nonprofit organizations, including faith-based organizations.
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