CDC?s Procurement and Grants Office has published a program announcement entitled, ?Coordination of Activities Between the CDC?s National Immunization Program and the State and Territorial Health Officials.? $250,000 will be available in fiscal year 2005 to fund approximately one award. The purpose of the program is to coordinate the activities between the National Immunization Program (NIP) and the state and territorial health officials on issues related to immunizations for children, adolescent and adults. Specifically: (1) to allow exchange of information between the state and territorial health officials and NIP, (2) to inform state and territorial health officials of current, proposed and new legislation regarding immunization, (3) to create mechanisms to communicate and inform state and territorial health officials and partners about timely and new immunization initiatives and the progress of current immunization programs, (4) to encourage states to participate in federal and state immunization initiatives, and (5) to create partnerships between State health departments and other immunization related stakeholders, and to educate health officials, providers and the public on the importance of timely vaccination. Applications may be submitted by public or private national nonprofit organizations and by governments and their agencies that officially represent the chief public health officials of each state and territory and have the knowledge and understanding of the needs and operations of state health agencies, especially regarding immunization-related programs and services. The estimated award date is August 31, 2005.
Who can apply:
Eligible functional categories:
Immunization Research, Demonstration, Public Information and Education_Training and Clinical Skills Improvement Projects
Coordination of Activities Between the CDC's National Immunization Program and the State and Territorial Health Officials
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
(TIMS), Technical Information Management Section
Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Procurement and Grants Office