Surveillance and Response to Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza by Regional Offices of the World Health Organization

Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-IP16-1606 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.318Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: HHS-CDC-NCIRDClosing Date: Jul 18, 2016Award Ceiling: $2,000,000Expected Number of Awards: 6Creation Date: May 17, 2016Funding Opportunity Description: CDC-RFA-IP16-1606 will support Regional Offices of the World Health Organization, to implement a coordinated plan to assist national governments and regional authorities to improve surveillance for influenza by enhancing capacity for laboratory and epidemiologic surveillance of seasonal and pandemic influenza; to assist the development of simple methods to determine burden of influenza disease in countries and regionally using surveillance data and other routinely collected information; to detect and respond to outbreaks of novel influenza viruses with pandemic potential, such as highly pathogenic avian influenza or swine viruses; and, to assist countries to conduct activities that inform policies on introduction and increased use of influenza vaccines.
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