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Scaling up Targeted Community Based HIV Testing Services and Linkage to Treatment in Lesotho (CID-LINK) Project under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to provide quality Community Based HIV Testing & Counselling (CBHTC) services in the five PEPFAR scale up districts (Maseru, Berea, Leribe, Mafeteng & Mohale’s Hoek) of Lesotho using targeted community-based approaches to identify HIV-positive individuals and link them to treatment services. Identification of HIV infected individuals is critical to the achievement of the UNAIDS 90/90/90 acceleration strategy as it is the first 90 in the epidemic control.The Community HTC partner will work as the PEPFAR lead for Community HTC, referral and linkages to treatment; scale-up quality HIV testing in priority districts and populations such as men, adolescent girls & young women, factory workers, and key populations (men who have sex with men and female sex workers). The partner will participate in different multi stakeholder forum and leverage all relevant platforms for reaching PLHIV with unknown HIV status and link them to treatment. The partner will also provide technical assistance to the MOH to strengthen the national HTC program to ensure provision of high quality HTC services in the country that ensure HIV+ clients are linked to care and treatment.

Fund Location Notes
Eligible Organizations
Number of Awards Given
1

Minimum Amount: 

$0.00

Maximum Amount: 

$0.00

Average Amount: 

$0.00

Award Amount: 

$3,000,000.00
Award Amount Notes
The Approximate Project Period Funding/Estimated Total Funding for the Total 5 year Project Period is None. Award ceilings for years 2-5 will be set at continuation.
Notes
Letter of Intent Date
8/12/16
Application Due Date
10/9/16
Award Date
8/12/16
Open Ended Date
8/12/16
Project Start Date
8/12/16
Application Contact
Angie
Willard
Grants Management Specialist
United States
(770) 488-2863
aen4@cdc.gov
(770) 488-2863
Technical Contact
Andrew
Pelletier
Project Officer
arp1@cdc.gov
United States
Fund Duration
5 years
Subjects
Audiences
Application Process
Applicants must download the SF-424, Application for Federal Assistance, package associated with the funding opportunity at www.grants.gov. If Internet access is not available, or if the online forms cannot be accessed, applicants may call the CDC OGS staff at 770-488-2700 or e-mail OGS ogstims@cdc.gov for assistance. Persons with hearing loss may access CDC telecommunications at TTY 1-888-232-6348.
Focus Area

Fund Number: 

CDC-RFA-GH17-1712

Fund ID: 

5184

Last Updated: 

8/12/16