Ohio Department of Health
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Grants starting at $30,000 will be available to Ohio public and private health agencies for regional and statewide activities to help prevent HIV and STDs among the state's residents. Applicants will support and strengthen regional and statewide initiatives to address HIV and STD epidemics through screening, treatment guidance, and increasing awareness of means of prevention.
Specifically, this funding opportunity will support and strengthen eight HIV and STD prevention regions and one statewide initiative, which will address the Ohio HIV and STD epidemic through: increasing the number of people who are aware of their HIV status, increasing community STD screening and treatment per CDC guidance, increasing awareness of prevention messaging and techniques, increasing access and linkage to care, promoting health equities, increasing community and provider knowledge of HIV and STD-related treatment, prevention, epidemiology, and effective policies, and reducing new HIV and STD infections.
For the regional HIV and STD Prevention Projects, applicants will serve one of eight HIV/STD Prevention Regions. For the Statewide Initiative, applicants will serve the entire state of Ohio.
The goals of ODH in releasing funds for the HIV Regional Prevention Projects an Statewide Initiative is to reduce HIV transmission through:
1. Focusing HIV prevention efforts in communities and local areas where HIV is most heavily concentrated to achieve the greatest impact in decreasing the risk of acquiring HIV.
2. Increasing HIV testing with populations at increased risk for infection.
3. Increasing awareness and educating communities through traditional and innovative techniques about the threat of HIV and how to prevent it.
4. Increasing access to care and improve health outcomes for people living with HIV by linking them to continuous and coordinated quality care.
5. Increasing the proportion of HIV-infected persons in Ohio who know they are infected.
6. Reducing HIV-related disparities and promote health equity.
The goals of ODH in releasing funds for the STD Regional Prevention Projects are to:
1. Reduce the incidence of CT, GC, and syphilis and their respective sequelae.
2. Improve the integration of STD services into clinical care across the healthcare system.
3. Increase access to STD services for those populations most at-risk.
4. Reduce the threats of antibiotic-resistant GC, other emerging STDs, and congenital syphilis.
GrantWatch ID#: 136499
Regional HIV and Regional STD Prevention: 8 each. Comprehensive HIV Prevention Programs for Health Departments: 1. Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project (GISP): 2.
Minimum grant: $30,000. Regional & Statewide grants: per regional funding schedule. Comprehensive HIV Prevention Programs for Health Departments: $100,000. Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project (GISP): $10,000.
The program period will begin January 1, 2014 and end on December 31, 2017. The budget period is January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
STD Prevention Program Manager
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