Comprehensive HIV & TB Prevention, Care and Treatment Services and Systems Strengthening, In Facilities of South Africa’s Department of Correctional Services (DCS) under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Grant Amount: Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $12,000,000; Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $90,000,000.
The purpose of this FOA is to support and build the capacity of health services for DCS inmates and detainees in the six DCS management regions (Gauteng region; Western region; Eastern region; KwaZulu Natal region; Limpopo, Mpumalanga & North West region and Free State & Northern Cape region) to provide sustainable, comprehensive HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment services to incarcerated persons. The work program will be implemented in close partnership with both the DCS and NDOH.
This will be achieved through activities geared at building personnel’s capacity and organizational capacity development in the DCS facilities in continuous quality improvement with the establishment of standards of care, supporting mentorship and training of clinical and ancillary staff, and ensuring adherence to national care and treatment guidelines.
Applicants will be expected to work under the direction of the facility and regional DCS authorities, and also in cooperation with the PEPFAR-designated district/regional care and treatment support partner. Applicants will also be expected to support the implementation of the National Strategic Plan for HIV, TB and STIs for 2012-2016, and the DCS operational plans (currently 2012-2013) in the supported DCS facilities.
US Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
American Samoa District of Columbia Federated States of Micronesia Guam International Marshall Islands National Northern Mariana Islands Palau Puerto Rico US Virgin Islands
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Number of Awards Given
2 to 3 awards
Award Amount Notes
Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $12,000,000. Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $90,000,000 (This amount is an estimate, and is subject to availability of funds and includes direct costs for international organizations or direct and indirect costs for domestic grantees for all years.)
Application Due Date
Technical Information Management Section DHHS CDC Procurement & Grants Office 2920 Brandywine Road, MS E-14 Atlanta, GA 30341 Phone: (770) 488-2700
Tom Warne Project Officer DHHS/CDC238 Queen Wilhelmina Ave, 2d Fl CBE Building Brooklyn Pretoria ,
Correctional Facilities/Correctional Agencies Health Care Programs/Services HIV/AIDS Prevention International Cooperation Program Management TB Prevention
Developing Nations Incarcerated Persons
Applicants must download the SF-424 application package associated with this funding opportunity from www.grants.gov. If access to the Internet is not available or if the applicant encounters difficulty in accessing the forms online, contact the HHS/CDC Procurement and Grant Office Technical Information Management Section (PGO TIMS) staff at (770) 488-2700 for further instruction. CDC Telecommunications for individuals with hearing loss is available at: TTY 1.888.232.6348.
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