CDC announces supplemental funding for organizations that previously were awarded funding under the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) CDC-RFA-OE-17-170 1. The purpose of his supplemental NOFO is to further strengthen the nation’s capacity to carry out public health activities in the area of
primary immunodeficiency diseases (PID) to widen the scope of the current grant, increase and improve physician education and public health awareness for/of PID.
The intent is to increase the scope of the campaign to disseminate educational information on a national level to health care providers, educators, third-party payers, impacted families, and others who may help expedite clinical recognition and improve health outcomes for Americans with primary immunodeficiency diseases.
The intended outcomes of this supplemental grant include increase in scope, in direct scale to conduct the following activities:
- Development of materials and implementation of displays - Providers engage in education opportunities - Skills and knowledge of health care providers about primary immunodeficiency diseases increases - Improve integration of primary immunodeficiency diseases prevention into clinical care - Expedited clinical recognition of primary immunodeficiency diseases - Increase community and provider knowledge of primary immunodeficiency diseases - Increase the number of people appropriately diagnosed with primary immunodeficiency diseases - Increase access to care for people with primary immunodeficiency diseases.
This announcement is only for non-research activities supported by CDC.