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Scaling up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision through improvements in the availability, integration and quality of HIV prevention, care and treatment services in Zimbabwe 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: $69,928,000.

The purpose of this FOA is to provide opportunities to implement evidence-based biomedical prevention interventions in Zimbabwe within the concept of “combination HIV prevention strategies”, including VMMC. In the first year the applicant will focus on adult male VMMC service delivery scale-up in districts and Provinces identified by the MOHCW VMMC TWG.

The goal and objectives of the program in Zimbabwe is to contribute to an 80% coverage in VMMC in the 15-49 adult males through improvements in the availability, integration and quality of HIV prevention, care and treatment services in Zimbabwe:
Within six months of award, establish 10 operational facility based VMMC sites in five target provinces;
Within Year One, establish 25 mobile or satellite VMMC sites;
Within six months of award, create and train community outreach teams sufficient to create demand to meet the targets for VMMC among adult men 15-49;
By the end of the project period, complete VMMC on 412,000 uncircumcised males 15-49 years of age;
Ensure a comprehensive HIV prevention package consisting of HIV prevention education, risk reduction counseling, HTC, PwP in all VMMC sites;
By 2018, introduce and scale-up other effective biomedical HIV prevention interventions (e.g., neonatal circumcision, more efficacious chemoprophylaxis regimens, etc.) to 30% of the affected Zimbabwean population as they become available.
Funding Organization
US Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Fund Category
Support Types
Cooperative Agreements
American Samoa
District of Columbia
Federated States of Micronesia
Marshall Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
US Virgin Islands
Eligible Organizations
City Agencies
Commercial Organizations
Community Based Organizations
County Agencies
International Agencies
IRS 501 (c)(3) Organizations
Minority Owned Organizations
Nonprofit Organizations
Religious Organizations
Research Institutions
State Agencies
Tribal Organizations
Woman Owned Organizations
Award Date
Number of Awards Given
1 award
Award Amount Notes
Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $12,000,000.
Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $69,928,000 (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
Application Contact Support Center
Phone: (800) 518-4726
Technical Contact
Paula Morgan
Project Officer
DHHS/CDC2nd Floor, Nestle House
38 Samora Machel Avenue
HIV/AIDS Prevention
International Cooperation
Medical Treatments and Therapies
Developing Nations
Application Process
Applicants must download the SF424 application package associated with this funding opportunity from If access to the Internet is not available or if the applicant encounters difficulty in accessing the forms on-line, contact the HHS/CDC Procurement and Grant Office Technical Information Management Section (PGO TIMS) staff at (770) 488-2700 Monday-Friday 7:00am – 4:30pm U.S. Eastern Standard Time for further instruction. CDC Telecommunications for the hearing impaired or disabled is available at: TTY 1-888-232-6348.

If the applicant encounters technical difficulties with, the applicant should contact Customer Service. The Contact Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the exception of all Federal Holidays. The Contact Center provides customer service to the applicant community. The extended hours will provide applicants support around the clock, ensuring the best possible customer service is received any time it’s needed. You can reach the Support Center at 1-800-518-4726 or by email at Submissions sent by e-mail, fax, CD’s or thumb drives of applications will not be accepted.
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