Strengthening Implementation and Use of Effective Health Information Systems through Improved Governance, Design, Planning, and Technical Implementation under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

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Opportunity ID: 293340
Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-GH18-1840
Opportunity Title: Strengthening Implementation and Use of Effective Health Information Systems through Improved Governance, Design, Planning, and Technical Implementation 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: Apr 20, 2017
Last Updated Date: Apr 20, 2017
Estimated Synopsis Post Date: Jul 31, 2017
Fiscal Year: 2018
Award Ceiling: $7,500,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Description: Millions of people with HIV/AIDS now have extended life spans as a result of targeted HIV testing services and scale-up of effective anti-retroviral therapy, resulting in increased need to (1) effectively manage large volumes of data; (2) accurately track patient cohorts across space and time; (3) track utilization of human and material resources, and (4) support evidence-driven decisions. Interoperable health information systems (HIS), including electronic medical records and laboratory information systems, are essential tools for collecting, managing, and using these data. The goal of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to support the (1) design, development, implementation, and evaluation of HIS; (2) improve policy, governance, and infrastructure needed to implement HIS, (3) protect, secure, standardize, exchange and share data to improve health and increase sustainability and country ownership; and (4) sustain informatics workforce and capacity development.
Version: Forecast 1





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