The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Office of Population Affairs announces the anticipated availability of funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 under the authority of Title X of the Public Health Service Act, Section 1004 (42 U.S.C.
The primary focus of OASH is
leading America to healthier lives, especially for those who are most vulnerable, including those who have suffered historic disparities.
In support of this vision, the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) promotes health across the reproductive lifespan through innovative, evidence-based adolescent health and family planning programs, services, strategic partnerships, evaluation, and research.
OPA prioritizes advancing equity for all, including people of color and others who are in need of family planning and sexual and reproductive health services, and are uninsured or underinsured.
OPA administers the Title X family planning services program, the Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) Program, and the Embryo Adoption Awareness (EAA) program.
OPA advises the Secretary of HHS and the Assistant Secretary for Health on a wide range of topics, including adolescent health, family planning, sterilization, and other population issues.
We invite applications from public or private nonprofit entities to conduct research or analyses that will lead to feasible and effective strategies to increase equitable access to quality Title X family planning services among clients in need of family planning and sexual and reproductive health services.
Priority areas for these research grants are:
• Innovative Strategies to Increase Equitable Access • Impact of Telehealth on Title X Services • Trends and Current Reach of Family Planning Clinics • Trends in Client Need and Use of Title X Services You may select more than one priority area to address in your application, however you must clearly identify the priority area(s) addressed as described in Section F.
Innovative ideas are encouraged for all priority areas, but research leading to feasible, wide-scale, effective interventions is of primary importance.