Reducing the burden of neglected parasitic infections (NPIs) in the United States through evidence-based prevention and control activities

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Reducing the burden of neglected parasitic infections (NPIs) in the United States through evidence-based prevention and control activities: The purpose of this FOA is to reduce the overall burden of neglected parasitic infections (NPIs) in the United States through evidence-based prevention and control activities including the development of new strategies, educational tools and materials, and guidelines. NPIs are a group of five parasitic diseases that have been targeted by the CDC as priorities for public health action based on the number of people infected, severity of the illnesses, and the ability to prevent and treat them. They are: Chagas disease, neurocysticercosis, toxocariasis, toxoplasmosis, and trichomoniasis. These educational tools and materials and guidelines developed will be used to improve NPI related preventive health knowledge and practices, improve recognition of signs and symptoms of NPIs, increase availability of best approaches and recommendations, improve availability of education training tools and materials, enhance capacity for public education on NPIs, and enhance capacity in the identification of NPIs. Successful strategies should have the potential to yield high impact public health outcomes, reach a high proportion of those at risk, and have the highest potential for significant impact on population health.
Federal Grant Title: Reducing the burden of neglected parasitic infections (NPIs) in the United States through evidence-based prevention and control activities
Federal Agency Name: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-GH15-1617
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.084
CFDA Descriptions: Prevention of Disease, Disability, and Death by Infectious Diseases
Current Application Deadline: Mar 13, 2015 Electronically submitted application
Original Application Deadline: Mar 13, 2015 Electronically submitted application
Posted Date: Jan 13, 2015
Creation Date: Jan 13, 2015
Archive Date: Apr 12, 2015
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility
The award ceiling for this FOA is $200,000. CDC will consider any application requesting an award higher than this amount as non- responsive and it will receive no further review. Applicants can focus on a single objective, single disease of the 5 included here, or apply to work on any combination of the 5 diseases in this FOA.
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Grant Announcement Contact
Liz Wilkins MSc MBA BVL5@CDC.GOV
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