Improving Hepatitis B and C Care Cascades; Focus on Increased Testing and Diagnosis
This program provides funding to state and local health departments to work with partners to implement and evaluate interventions to improve viral hepatitis testing, detection, and linkage to care in areas with high prevalence of viral hepatitis, and to integrate evidence-based viral hepatitis prevention activities into existing public health, clinical care, and community settings.
Successful applicants will:
- Conduct situational analyses to describe disease burden, epidemiologic trends, and laws/policies impacting testing, care, and treatment of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
- Develop a plan and materials to educate providers about interventions
- Monitor and evaluate interventions and their outcomes
- Educate the public, partners, and stakeholders on policies including state-mandated HBV and HCV reporting and reimbursement for recommended testing and treatment
- Work with state agencies to improve HBV and HCV testing and treatment in all settings and integrate HBV and/or HCV testing in CDC supported programs
- Monitor and evaluate policy impacts
State and local governments, or their bona fide agents, are eligible to apply.
Award ceiling: $150,000
Award floor: $40,000
Project period: 4 years
Total program funding: $22,800,000
Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through grants.gov.
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