UN SDG #3 Good Health and Well-being UN SDG #3

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Advancing Population-Based Surveillance of Birth Defects

$325,000

deadline:

12/08/20
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funding

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Advancing Population-Based Surveillance of Birth Defects

$325,000

deadline:

12/08/20
Geographic Area

Description

NOFO #CDC-RFA-DD21-2101 solicits non-research, cooperative agreement applications to strengthen the capacity of existing birth defects surveillance programs to respond to emerging threats to mothers and babies as a key component of preparedness, identify and address mechanisms contributing to health disparities, and improve the health outcomes among affected populations. This will be accomplished by 1) improving birth defects surveillance capacity, including leveraging electronic health records and interoperability capabilities to enhance surveillance of birth defects, 2) improving birth defects surveillance data quality, and 3) using the surveillance data to improve health outcomes of affected populations. Birth defects are a leading cause of infant mortality in the United States and contribute substantially to health care costs and life-long disabilities. They affect 1 in every 33 babies in the United States, account for more than 20% of all infant deaths, and contribute to $2.6 b...

Eligibility

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses
  • Others

Thanks to the funder for their generosity.