Combating Tuberculosis (TB) in Urban Bangladesh (CombTB)

The Bangladesh Zero TB Cities Project will provide a comprehensive package of TB prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment services in high TB transmission areas and people at high risk of TB infection and disease in urban Bangladesh.

Its objective is to decrease TB deaths through increased

TB treatment coverage.

Essential activities include (1) case detection through targeted active case finding and screening; (2) testing through use of new diagnostics; (3) treatment through expanded directly-observed treatment (DOT) and use of shorter treatment regimens and new drugs for drug-resistant TB; and (4) contact investigation and post-exposure therapy for people at high risk of TB infection.

The project will enable this provision of services through health systems strengthening measures, including (1) strengthening the policy environment for urban TB control; (2) increasing integration of urban TB services into other health platforms; and (3) facilitating linkages between urban TB service organizations and social support organizations.

Project outputs and outcomes will be tracked through effective data collection, analysis, monitoring, and reporting procedures and applications developed at points along a continuum of care.

The project will also support operations research on innovative TB prevention, screening, diagnostic, and treatment approaches.

The program description of the project is attached with this synopsis.

USAID/Bangladesh intends to publish a full funding opportunity based on the program description in near future.

Related Programs

USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas

Agency for International Development


Agency: Agency for International Development

Office: Bangladesh USAID-Dhaka

Estimated Funding: $1,250,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-08-220.html

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; U. S. Territory or Possession.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-08-220.html

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
marahman@usaid.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2018-06-14

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2011-10-08



Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Climate Change Report: What it Means for Impact Investing


Climate Change Report: What it Means for Impact Investing

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the first of three volumes of its fifth Assessment Report (AR5). The findings of the report show that mainstream businesses have become greener, with an emphasis on reducing carbon emissions which are the key sectors for impact investment.




Human Services Jobs in Ohio

  Social Work Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs





More Federal Domestic Assistance Programs


Science To Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship Program | Safe Kids Worldwide | Lower Rio Grande Valley Water Resources Conservation and Improvement | Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program | Migratory Bird Joint Ventures |  Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy


Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2004-2019 Copyright Michael Saunders