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HHS Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement on Development of Family Navigator Models to Promote Early Access to Mental Health Services
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health has issued a funding opportunity announcement on the development of family navigator models to promote early access to mental health services.

The agency description of the funding opportunity announcement states: "The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage research applications to develop and pilot test the effectiveness and implementation of family navigator models designed to promote early access, engagement and coordination of mental health treatment and services ... Show Full Article

$150,000 Funding Available for Programs to Strengthen Ties of U.S.-African Universities
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 -- The U.S. Department of State in Senegal announced that it expects to award up to 15 grants for programs to strengthen ties of U.S.-African universities.

The agency description of the grant states: "The Public Diplomacy Section of the U.S. Embassy Dakar is seeking proposals to carry out a program focused on strengthening existing ties and fostering new collaborations between U.S. and African universities. Project activities must take place in Senegal or Guinea Bissau and the United States and be directed primarily at Senegalese and Bissau Guinean audiences/participants.

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Cooperative Agreement Makes $8 Million Available for HIV Prevention
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that it expects to award a cooperative agreement for HIV prevention.

The agency description of the cooperative agreement states: "The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to evaluate the effectiveness of implementation strategies to increase PrEP use among Black women in women's health clinics. Effectiveness will be assessed by measuring increases in the number of women who initiate, adhere to, and persist with PrEP. The project will use an implementation ... Show Full Article

HHS Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement on Support for Research Centers That Conduct Drug Abuse, Addiction Research
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health has issued a funding opportunity announcement on support for research centers that conduct drug abuse and addiction research.

The agency description of the funding opportunity announcement states: "This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to provide support for research Centers that (1) conduct drug abuse and addiction research in any area of NIDAs mission, (2) have outstanding innovative science, (3) are multidisciplinary, thematically integrated, synergistic, and (4) serve as national ... Show Full Article

$2 Million Funding Available for Development of Best Practices to Strengthen Family Support in Child Maltreatment Reporting
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award a grant for the development of best practices to strengthen family support in child maltreatment reporting and prevention.

The agency description of the grant states: "This Notice of Funding Opportunity will support the development and national dissemination of best practices to strengthen the capacity of child abuse hotline staff to distinguish between poverty and willful neglect. More than 60 percent of maltreatment determinations are for neglect ... Show Full Article