Strategies to Maintain HIV Viral Suppression Among State Prison Inmates Released to the Community

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Opportunity ID: 323273
Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-PS20-2011
Opportunity Title: Strategies to Maintain HIV Viral Suppression Among State Prison Inmates Released to the Community
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.941
Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Additional Information on Eligibility: To be considered responsive, applicants must be able to document all of the following: Complete access to the state department of health HIV surveillance data system for the implementation of Data-to-Care program requirements. The existence of laws and regulations that require complete laboratory reporting of all HIV viral load and CD4 data to the state health department. There are at least 250 HIV-positive persons confined in the state prison system. These data should be based upon the most recent available information compiled by the Department of Justice/Bureau of Justice Statistics. https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=6026 At least 100 HIV-positive prison inmates were released from the state prison system over the most recent 12-month reporting period available. Release information for HIV-positive prison inmates can be based upon calculations using general release data collected by the Department of Justice/Bureau of Justice Statistics. http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=6187 Letter(s) of support signed by senior leadership from both the state health department and the department of corrections stating a clear commitment to achieving the goals of the program.
Agency Code: HHS-CDC-NCHHSTP
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control – NCHHSTP
Posted Date: Dec 23, 2019
Last Updated Date: Dec 23, 2019
Estimated Synopsis Post Date: Feb 28, 2020
Fiscal Year: 2020
Award Ceiling: $850,000
Award Floor: $650,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $9,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Description: This NOFO aims to develop effective, sustainable, and replicable program models that support continuity of HIV care for PWH released from state prisons into the community. Programs will emphasize linkage to and retention in community HIV care, adherence to HIV treatment, and suppression of HIV viral load. Programs should also identify PWH and HIV-negative persons at risk for HIV among sex and drug-injection partners and associates of program participants and link them to care.
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