Optimizing Human Resources for Health to Sustain Epidemic Control in Malawi under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

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Optimizing Human Resources for Health to Sustain Epidemic Control in Malawi under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR): The Award Ceiling for Year 1 is 0 (none). CDC anticipates an Approximate Total Fiscal Year Funding amount of $3,000,000 for Year 1, subject to the availability of funds.This NOFO will increase and optimize the number of health care workers (HCWs) serving in high volume health facilities through tuition support at Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) training institutions in order to sustain HIV/TB epidemic control in Malawi. In addition, the award will improve quality of training and faculty support at the same institutions.The award will also improve HIV service delivery at faith-based facilities located in hard to reach areas where there are no government facilities to sustain epidemic control. Through support to CHAM facilities in CDC priority districts, the NOFO will support existing programming to improve uptake of HIV index testing through active index testing, saturating provider-initiated testing and counseling (PITC) and self-testing. The NOFO will also support the back to care program in CHAM facilities to ensure that all loss to follow-up (LTFU) clients are brought back and maintained in care. With the annual viral load (VL) policy now in place, it is expected that there will be increased workload in VL testing; therefore, this NOFO will also focus on improving VL testing quality and improving turnaround time in CHAM facilities to ensure that results are returned to clients on time. Furthermore, the NOFO will support CHAM facilities in educating people living with HIV (PLHIV) about undetectable=untransmittable /Tizolombo Tochepa=Thanzi Labwino (U=U/T=T) initiative to promote literacy about VL and viral suppression.
Federal Grant Title: Optimizing Human Resources for Health to Sustain Epidemic Control in Malawi under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Federal Agency Name: Centers for Disease Control - CGH (HHS-CDC-CGH)
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-GH20-2049
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.067
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: March 16th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: March 16th, 2020
Posted Date: January 15th, 2020
Creation Date: January 15th, 2020
Archive Date: April 14th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $0
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $3,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: January 17th, 2020
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants that can apply for this NOFO are: Christian Health Association of Malawi
Grant Announcement Contact
Randolph B. Williams
gur2@cdc.gov
gur2@cdc.gov
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