Enhanced Surveillance and Control of Arboviruses in Puerto Rico

The purpose of this notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) is to maintain a research platform for arboviruses in a high-risk area of southern Puerto Rico through a community-based longitudinal cohort to monitor arboviral disease and clinic-based surveillance of acute febrile illness.

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aims to continue and strengthen existing systems for the monitoring of arboviral disease through several core research objectives including:
(1) strengthening hospital surveillance of acute febrile illness (AFI); (2) maintaining an AFI platform for conducting clinical research; (3) completing and maintaining a community-based cohort to annually assess incidence and prevalence of arboviral infection as well as the incidence and etiology of other AFIs in selected communities; (4) establishing a data management system; and (5) establishing collaborations with the local government, community leaders and other stakeholders to ensure long-term support for the program.
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Prevention of Disease, Disability, and Death by Infectious Diseases

Department of Health and Human Services


Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - ERA

Estimated Funding: $15,000,000


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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-033.html

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Ponce Medical School Foundation

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-033.html

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Date Posted:
2019-10-17

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Archive Date:
2020-02-20



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