This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) supports the achievement of the Global Health Security Agenda targets that focus on improving global public health emergency rapid response through international, regional, national, and local partnerships.
Its purpose is to support rapid response efforts
to mitigate the adverse public health effects of infectious disease outbreaks, humanitarian crises (such as natural disasters, armed conflict, and famine) and other public health emergencies.
This NOFO supports multiple priorities of Healthy People 2020, including:
The global health priority to improve public health and strengthen U. S. national security through global disease detection, response, prevention, and control strategies The burden of non-communicable diseases in emergency settings The improvement of the nation’s ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from Public Health Emergencies of International Concern (PHEICs)