Deadline: 15 October 2017
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is seeking applications for its “Technical Assistance Support for the Strengthening of Blood Transfusion Services to Decrease HIV and Other Transfusion Transmitted Infections in Selected Countries under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
The purpose of this program is to strengthen the prevention of HIV transmission by ensuring that services provided by National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS) in selected countries meet global standards for quality and safety including behavioral screening; blood collection from regular voluntary non-remunerated low risk blood donors; quality blood processing and testing for transfusion transmissible infections; blood component production, appropriate clinical use of blood, and haemovigilance testing, and quality, and by increasing the capacity to ensure adequate referral and tracing of blood donors with HIV reactive results to HTC programs for prevention counseling, confirmatory testing, and treatment services.
Estimated Total Program Funding:
- Award Ceiling: $1,270,000
- Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity)
- Government Organizations:
- State governments or their bona fide agents (includes the District of Columbia)
- Local governments or their bona fide agents
- Territorial governments or their bona fide agents in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau.
- State controlled institutions of higher education
- American Indian or Alaska Native tribal governments (federally recognized or state-recognized)
- Non-government Organizations:
- American Indian or Alaska native tribally designated organizations
- Ministries of Health
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via given website.
For more information, please visit Grants.gov.