Project Would Examine Children’s Immunization Rates

Agency: HHS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Program: Reducing Disparities In Vaccination Coverage By Poverty Status Among Young Children: An Assessment Of Parental Experience, Barriers, And Challenges With Accessing Quality Vaccination Services (CFDA Number: 93.185, Funding Opportunity Number, RFA-IP-18-001); Eligibility: Unrestricted; Funding: $600,000 for one award (no match required); Deadline (tentative): January (expect a NOFA is November).

Summary: This grant will fund a project to obtain a better understanding of the factors contributing to vaccination coverage disparities observed between poor and non-poor young children. Specifically, this includes challenges accessing vaccination services, quality of vaccination services received, Medicaid policy-related barriers, knowledge/attitudes/belief-related barriers, and competing priorities.

Info: https://goo.gl/Hb71Ek (NOFA); or for questions, Christine Morrison, cjm3@cdc.gov or telephone (404) 718-8845.

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