CDC Competition Will Reduce Youth, Adolescent STDs

Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (HHS); Program: Community Approaches to Reducing Sexually Transmitted Diseases (CARS) (CFDA Number: 93.978) (Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-PS17-1707); Eligibility: Unrestricted; Funding: $3.75 million for four awards (no match required); Deadline: May 30.

Summary: The program supports activities to reduce STDs. Focuses include reducing the proportion of adolescents and young adults with Chlamydia trachomatis Through the program, the agency also will seek reduction in gonorrhea rates, domestic transmission of primary and secondary syphilis and the proportion of young adults with genital herpes infection due to herpes simplex type 2. Specifically, projects must increase awareness of STD disparities and sexual health issues through communication methods including social media; increased access to and use of community health resources and support services by target groups most impacted by STD disparities.

Info: (NOFA); for questions about the upcoming opportunity, Norman Hayes, e-mail, 404/639-8991.

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