Control of Plague in Uganda

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Control of Plague in Uganda: HHS/CDC intends research supported by this special program to fill specific gaps in scientific knowledge in the following areas: ● Identification of the pertinent reservoir rodent species for plague in Uganda; ● Identification of the pertinent vector flea species for plague in Uganda; ● Evaluation of the public-health significance of Pulex irritans as a plague vector under outbreak conditions; ● Identification of environmental risk factors at the national, village and household scales that affect the geographical and temporal distribution of the disease ● Design and evaluation of novel public-health intervention methods based on those identified risk factors; and ● Evaluation of newly developed systemic rodenticide, pulicide and combination rodent baits for the control of plague under outbreak conditions.
Federal Grant Title: Control of Plague in Uganda
Federal Agency Name: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-CI06-007
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.283
CFDA Descriptions: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention_Investigations and Technical Assistance
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Apr 03, 2006
Posted Date: Feb 17, 2006
Creation Date: Feb 17, 2006
Archive Date: May 03, 2006
Total Program Funding: $130,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $130,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
CDC, NCID single eligibility funding opportunity for the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe, Uganda, Africa.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The only organization eligible to apply under this announcement is The Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe, Uganda, part of the Uganda National Health Research Organisation (UNHRO), a unit of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uganda. No other applications are solicited. The Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe, Uganda, Africa is the only eligible applicant for the following reasons: 1) it has a laboratory facility located in an area of the world that is endemic for naturally occurring Yersinia pestis; 2) it is already equipped with the resources and infrastructure necessary for the scope of work required, which therefore eliminates start-up costs for a project with a small annual budget, such as this one; and 3) the work of this project is an extension of ongoing HHS/CDCs plague-research program in Uganda, which started in 2003, and this project will use previously generated data.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Technical Information Management Section
Phone 770-488-2700 CDC, Technical Information Management Section
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