Ending the HIV/HCV Epidemics in Indian Country

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Opportunity ID: 333797
Opportunity Number: HHS-2022-IHS-ETHIC-0001
Opportunity Title: Ending the HIV/HCV Epidemics in Indian Country
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.933
Eligible Applicants: Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: HHS-IHS
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service
Posted Date: May 26, 2021
Last Updated Date: May 26, 2021
Estimated Synopsis Post Date: Oct 01, 2021
Fiscal Year: 2022
Award Ceiling: $250,000
Award Floor: $75,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,400,000
Expected Number of Awards: 14
Description: The purpose of this program is to support communities in reducing new human human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections and relevant co-morbidities, specifically sexually transmitted infections (STI) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections, improve HIV-, STI- and HCV-related health outcomes, and to reduce HIV-, STI- and HCV-related health disparities among American Indian / Alaska Native (AI/AN) people. This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding for the Ending the HIV/HCV Epidemics in Indian Country (ETHIC) program for AI/AN Tribes and Urban Indian Communities as administered by IHS. In two separate but related parts, this initiative aims to implement effective and innovative strategies, interventions, approaches, and services to reduce new HIV and HCV infections among AI/AN in the U.S. This initiative’s overarching goals are to: (1) reduce new HIV infections in the U.S. to less than 3,000 per year by 2030; and (2) achieve a 90% reduction in new HCV infections and a 65% reduction in mortality, compared to a 2015 baseline.
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