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DHHS: Advancing Infectious Disease Detection and Response in Ethiopia

DHHS: Advancing Infectious Disease Detection and Response in Ethiopia


Deadline: 21 February 2019

The Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is seeking applications for its Advancing Infectious Disease Detection and Response in Ethiopia.


The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to conduct high quality public health research. Research projects may be quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed methods epidemiological studies.


Applicants may propose up to three research projects in the first year of award that support or develop public health related research activities and studies. Research projects should be focused on the detection, prevention, response, and elimination of communicable diseases, zoonosis, and other emerging and re-emerging public health threats in Ethiopia.

Disease Areas

Applicants may focus their application on one or more of the following eligible disease areas:

  • Acute febrile illness (AFI)
  • Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and/or healthcare-associated infections (HAI) (i.e. nosocomial or hospital acquired infections)
  • Respiratory illness and influenza
  • Enteric illnesses
  • Other public health issues of regional and local importance

Target Population

The prospective applicant must identify the target populations to be addressed through this NOFO, including risk factors for disease and impact of increased diagnostics and surveillance by population type. The prospective applicant should use data generated under this NOFO to identify communities disproportionately affected by different infectious diseases, and propose activities/interventions to reduce or eliminate these disparities. The applicant should describe how the activities under this NOFO will be inclusive of all affected populations

Eligibility Criteria

  • Foreign Organizations are eligible to apply. Foreign (non-US) organizations must follow policies described in the HHS Grants Policy Statement
  • Foreign components of U.S. Organizations are eligible to apply. For this announcement, applicant may include collaborators or consultants from foreign institutions.
  • All applicable federal laws and policies apply. Additional Information on Eligibility Single source competition.
  • Only the application from the Ethiopian Public Health Institute will be accepted.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=311503

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