Sustaining HIV/TB Epidemic Control in South Africa under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

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Opportunity ID:329101
Opportunity Number:CDC-RFA-GH21-2126
Opportunity Title:Sustaining HIV/TB Epidemic Control in South Africa under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s):93.067
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:
Agency Code:HHS-CDC-CGH
Agency Name:Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control – CGH
Posted Date:Sep 17, 2020
Last Updated Date:Sep 17, 2020
Estimated Synopsis Post Date:Nov 30, 2020
Fiscal Year:2021
Award Ceiling:$0
Award Floor:$0
Estimated Total Program Funding:$0
Expected Number of Awards:6
Description:The Award Ceiling for Year 1 is 0 (none). CDC anticipates an Approximate Total Fiscal Year Funding amount of $250,000,000 for Year 1, subject to the availability of funds. South Africa (SA) is home to both the largest HIV burden and the largest HIV treatment program in the world. It is also a country with high rates of TB, HIV/TB, and multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB). Though the South African Government (SAG) has made significant headway improving the availability of HIV and TB services over the past 20 years, significant challenges remain in meeting and sustaining targets for epidemic control and ensuring all persons residing in SA are able to access quality services. The goal of this NOFO is to identify partners to support the SAG in providing quality HIV and TB treatment services and targeted prevention services to persons living with or at risk for HIV and/or TB. Key interventions will be those that directly impact the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) 95-95-95 cascade for people living with HIV (PLHIV) and support achievement of the targets for TB elimination described in the World Health Organization (WHO) End TB Strategy. Additional health system strengthening activities will be included to enable the government to provide better HIV/TB services or support the process of transitioning key HIV/TB response activities to the SA National Department of Health (NDOH). Recipients of this NOFO will be expected to work in geographies where CDC currently supports HIV/TB care and treatment services with the flexibility of changing to other districts based on future PEPFAR country operational plan (COP) negotiations and decisions.
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