The purpose of this supplement is to provide resources to support a time extension of the current FOA whose purpose is to support the US Government-endorsed Global Polio Eradication Initiative, Global Measles Initiative, and the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006-201 5. In particular this
agreement provides resources to WHO to support polio, measles, and other VPD surveillance, global laboratory networks for polio and measles, planning and implementation of supplemental immunization campaigns, and strengthening of routine immunization delivery systems and capacities in developing countries.
All are critical to achieving globally agreed goals for disease eradication, elimination and reduction.
Additionally this agreement may be used to support activities to address other global health priorities in line with CDC goals.This program addresses the “Healthy People 2020” focus area(s) of Immunization and Infectious Disease, and Maternal, Infant and Child Health