Using Syndemics to Understand HLBS Disease Emergence and Progressio...

By National Institutes of Health
Government Grant





This funding opportunity announcement solicits research project grant (R01) applications that propose to utilize a syndemics (synergistic epidemic) framework to elucidate the role that social, economic, environmental, behavioral, structural, psychological factors play in promoting the synergistic interactions and clustering of heart, lung, blood, and sleep (HLBS) comorbidities and multi-morbidities among people with HIV at the population level. The ultimate goal is to identify strategies that foster integrated and holistic approaches in the clinical management of people living with HIV suffering from HLBS comorbidities and multi-morbidities and to generate useful data to assess the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of such approaches. Grant


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