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93.944 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Virus Syndrome (AIDS) Surveillance
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service Act, Sections 301(a), 311(b), and 317, as amended.
To continue and strengthen effective human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) surveillance programs and to effect, maintain, measure and evaluate the extent of HIV/AIDS incidence and prevalence throughout the United States and its territories, providing information for targeting and implementing HIV prevention activities.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Grant funds may be used for salaries of staff conducting HIV/AIDS surveillance and sero surveillance activities, travel related to carrying out project activities and participating in national planning and implementation meetings, necessary supplies, computer software and hardware, and laboratory, data collection, and analysis costs. Grant funds are to be additive to replace existing resources.
Applicant Eligibility: The governments, or their agents or instrumentalities, of any of the States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, territories or possessions of United States, and local governments who are current recipients of HIV/AIDS surveillance cooperative agreements.
Pre-application Coordination: Not applicable. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
Formula and Matching Requirements: There are no statutory formula or matching requirements.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Original and two copies of progress reports are due semiannually and must be submitted to the grants management office within 30 days after each reporting period. For renewal applications, progress narratives should be submitted with the renewal application and cover progress from the preceding reporting period. Annual financial status reports are required no later than 90 days after the end of each budget period. Final financial status and performance reports are required 90 days after the end of a project period.
Account Identification: 75-0943-0-1-550.
In fiscal year 2001, 85 awards were funded. It is anticipated that in fiscal years 2002 and 2003, approximately the same number will be awarded.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
PHS Grants Policy Statement, DHHS Publication No. (OASH) 94-50,000, (Rev.) April 1, 1994; Administration of Grants, DHHS, 45 CFR 92; Application Instructions and Information and Program Guidance established by CDC for HIV/AIDS cooperative agreements.
Regional or Local Office: PHS Grants Policy Statement, DHHS Publication No. (OASH) 94-50,000, (Rev.) April 1, 1994; Administration of Grants, DHHS, 45 CFR 92; Application Instructions and Information and Program Guidance established by CDC for HIV/AIDS cooperative agreements.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
(1) Surveillance of HIV/AIDS and (2) sero surveillance studies and surveys.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
(1) Official health agencies which are current recipients of funds for HIV/AIDS surveillance activities; (2) need and background; and (3) a willingness to comply with applicable CDC sero surveillance protocols.