Protecting and Improving Health Globally: Building and Strengthening Public Health Impact, Systems,

CDC s global health efforts are to assist Ministries of Health and other international partners to plan, manage effectively, and evaluate public health programs; achieve U.S.

Government program and international organization goals to improve health, including disease eradication and elimination
targets; expand CDC s global health programs that focus on the leading causes of worldwide mortality, morbidity and disability, including chronic disease and injuries; generate and apply new knowledge to achieve health goals; and, strengthen health systems and their impact.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

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Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Support the implementation of programs and activities focusing on protecting and improving health globally through regional, national, and local partnerships to develop, implement and strengthen public health surveillance, health information systems (including monitoring and evaluation), public health laboratory capacity, workforce development, as well as systems and capacities for the prevention, detection, response, and control of infectious and non-communicable diseases, injury prevention efforts and public health emergencies.

Support must also be aimed at building upon existing public health infrastructure focusing on country priorities that are of mutual interest to CDC in order to strengthen regional and national partnerships, public health capacity, leadership, strategic collaboration and integrated health programming through national ministries of health, national public health networks and inter-sectorial co-operation and collaborations with other heath organizations, academic institutions and community groups as appropriate to accomplish program activities.

In addition, projects must also consider monitoring and evaluation of overall program performance and the progress of projects or activities.

Recipients may not use funds for clinical care.
• Recipients may only expend funds for reasonable program purposes, including personnel, travel, supplies, and services, such as contractual.
• Awardees may not generally use HHS/CDC/ATSDR funding for the purchase of furniture or equipment.

Any such proposed spending must be identified in the budget.
• The direct and primary recipient in a cooperative agreement program must perform a substantial role in carrying out project objectives and not merely serve as a conduit for an award to another party or provider who is ineligible.
• Reimbursement of pre-award costs is not allowed.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Dependent on the FOA, eligibility may range from open, competitive, limited, or single elibibility in accordance with authorizing legislation.

Beneficiary Eligibility

This will benefit individuals worldwide, including in the U.S., through collaborations with national Ministries of Health and other organizations/institutions. This is only for non-research activities supported by CDC/ATSDR. For the definition of of research, please see


Applicants should document the need for assistance, state objectives of the project, address the background, approach strategies and evaluation methods of the project/program, and provide a budget with justification of funds. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.


Application Procedures

OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program.

Award Procedures

Eligible applicants will be reviewed for completeness by CDC"S Procurement and Grants Office (PGO) staff. In addition, eligible applcants will be jointly reviewed for responsiveness by CDc and PGO. Incomplete applicants will be notified that the application did not meet elgibility and/or published submission requirements.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.


Public Health Service Act sections 301(a) and 307, as amended [42 U.S.C. §§ 241 and 242l].

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 60 to 90 days.


Not Applicable.


From 60 to 90 days. Renewals will require a yealy continuation application based upon availability of funds and programmatic compliance.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Financial assistance is available for a 12 month budget period, within five-year project period. As specified in the Notice of Award: Lump sum upon completing program activities. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements


Per Funding Opportunity Announcment Part II: Reporting - No cash reports are required.

Awardees must submit one report per year; ongoing performance measures data, administrative reports, and a final performance and financial report.

The Annual Performance Report (due 120 days before the end of the budget period and serves as continuation application.) Preapproved budge tracking and reconciliation as part of Progress Report.

Performance Measures (including outcomes) - Awardee must report on performamce measures for each budget period and update measures, if needed.

Performance Measure Reporting: Awardee is required to submit performance measures at least annually.

CDC may require more frequent reporting of performance measures.

Performance measure reporting should be limited to the collection and reporting of data.

No cash reports are required.

No progress reports are required.

No expenditure reports are required.

No performance monitoring is required.


In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations, " nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a programs-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less tha $500,000 a uear om Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.


No Data Available.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Cooperative Agreements) FY 13 Not Seperately Identifiable(Exp: NA); FY 14 est $227,500,000; and FY 15 est $227,500,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Elizabeth A. O"Mara 1600 Clifton Road, NE
, Atlanta, Georgia 30333 Email: Phone: 404-639-4269

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.

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