c) Train health care professionals to develop improved skills in their care of people with ID;
d) Analyze and disseminate findings from health assessments to raise awareness among key stakeholders regarding the health needs of people with ID;
e) Identify best practices and opportunities for improvements pertaining to the health needs of people with ID; and
f) Improve health care accessibility for the ID population by developing effective partnerships and initiatives, nationally and internationally as appropriate.
To financially support these objectives, the CDC is set to administer annual funds in the amount of $3,500,000 for a maximum project duration of three years.
The institutions and organizations who will be deemed eligible to submit an application under this program are the following:
a) Nonprofit Organizations
b) For-profit organizations (other than small business)
c) Small, minority, and women-owned businesses
f) Research institutions
h) Community-based organizations
i) Faith-based organizations
j) Federally recognized or state-recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments
k) American Indian/Alaska Native tribally designated organizations
l) Alaska Native health corporations
m) Urban Indian health organizations
n) Tribal epidemiology centers
o) State and local governments (including the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau)
p) Political subdivisions of States
Improving Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities Program
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