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Funding Opportunity Number:
Mar 15, 2013
Mar 15, 2013
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Apr 30, 2013
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Apr 30, 2013
May 30, 2013
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Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
1. Eligible Applicants:
• State and local governments or their Bona Fide Agents (this includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau) .
• American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments (federally recognized or state-recognized)
• American Indian/Alaska native tribally designated organizations
2. Special Eligibility Requirements:
Applicants must be recipients of the NBCCEDP program funding. Eligibility is limited by Congressional statute. WISEWOMAN is authorized under the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program to expand screening services inclusive of cardiovascular risks. The WISEWOMAN Program participants must be enrolled in the NBCCEDP to be eligible for WISEWOMAN services; therefore, only organizations who are currently receiving NBCCEDP awards are eligible.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The purposes of the WISEWOMAN program are: 1) assuring that cardiovascular screening is provided to women ages 40-64 who are participants in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP); 2) working with community-based organizations to provide evidence-based prevention services to those women in need of them (through agreements with organizations such as the YMCA, Weight Watchers, and those that provide Diabetes Primary Prevention Programs); 3) improving the management and control of hypertension by integrating innovative health system-based approaches and strengthening community-clinical linkages (such as team-based care and pharmacy medication management programs); and 4) gathering and reporting program related evaluation data, including impact measures.