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Technical assistance in support of clinical training and mentoring for HIV treatment and prevention services in the Republic of Zimbabwe under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Description
Grant Amount: Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $6,900,000; Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $50,000,000.

The goal and objectives of the program in Zimbabwe is to provide technical assistance to support and assist the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare (MOHCW) to develop, refine, deliver, and evaluate in-service training and on-site mentoring for health care workers who deliver comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment services. The objectives for this program are:
By the end of the project period assist the MOHCW to conduct HIV/AIDS in-service training for 8,000 health care providers in skills surrounding the medical management of HIV/AIDS, women’s reproductive health, TB and TB/HIV co-infection;
By the end of the project period, assist the MOHCW to develop, implement and evaluate a mentoring program in 1,500 clinical treatment sites;
By the end of Year Two, assist the MOHCW designing policy, curriculum, tools and evaluation methods for providing refresher trainings in response to needs identified through mentoring of HCWs at sites providing OI/ART services;
By the end of the project period, assist the MOHCW in the conduct and evaluation of refresher training to address specifically identified needs for 9,000 health care providers;
By the end of the project period, the recipient will have identified, trained, and developed capacity within a local organization(s) to support MOHCW in assuring continued quality of training and mentoring programs for OI/ART services.

The purpose of this FOA is to provide technical assistance to strengthen the government of Zimbabwe’s ability to provide high quality prevention, care and treatment of HIV and related conditions. The partner will focus activities on assessing, strengthening and assisting in the implementation of the MOHCW’s in-service and refresher training structure and for developing, implementing and evaluating a mentoring program for OI/ART services.
Funding Organization
US Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Fund Category
HIV/AIDS
Support Types
Cooperative Agreements
Locations
American Samoa
District of Columbia
Federated States of Micronesia
Guam
International
Marshall Islands
National
Northern Mariana Islands
Palau
Puerto Rico
US Virgin Islands
Eligible Organizations
City Agencies
Colleges/Universities
Commercial Organizations
Community Based Organizations
County Agencies
Hospitals
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
9/1/2013
Number of Awards Given
1 award
Award Amount Notes
Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $6,900,000.
Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $50,000,000 (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
4/1/2013
Application Contact
Grants.gov Support Center
,
Phone: (800) 518-4726
Technical Contact
Paula Morgan
Project Officer
DHHS/CDC2nd Floor, Nestle House
38 Samora Machel Avenue
Harare,
Fund Duration
5 years.
Subjects
HIV/AIDS Prevention
International Cooperation
Medical Treatments and Therapies
Technical Assistance
Training Programs
Audiences
Developing Nations
Health Professionals
Health Services Organizations
Application Process
Applicants must download the SF424 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 on-line, contact the HHS/CDC Procurement and Grant Office Technical Information Management Section (PGO TIMS) staff at (770) 488-2700 email:pgotim@cdc.gov 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 www.grants.gov, the applicant should contact Grants.gov Customer Service. The Grants.gov 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 Grants.gov Support Center at 1-800-518-4726 or by email at support@grants.gov. Submissions sent by e-mail, fax, CD’s or thumb drives of applications will not be accepted.
Notes
CDC Zimbabwe will host a pre-application workshop following posting of this announcement on www.grants.gov. Applicants interested in attending the pre-application workshop should contact Paula Morgan (MorganP@zw.cdc.gov) regarding time, venue, and registration details no later than five days following the posting of this announcement. Questions proposed in the pre-application workshop will be posted as formal Q&A on www.grants.gov following the pre-application workshop.

Web Site
http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=l6ypRBKLdLm5fh6yFlpYBhJdh5GLLGp02ShdjGfLw0q9LL27QQnw!1848300817?oppId=215633&mode=VIEW
Fund Number
CDC-RFA-GH13-1329

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cdcnpin.org Fund Record #4630

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