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Funding Opportunity Number:
Dec 18, 2012
Dec 19, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Feb 22, 2013
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Feb 22, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
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The Affordable Care Act: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention_Investigations and Technical Assistance
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Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Special Eligibility Requirements
Eligibility for this program is limited to any academic institution in metropolitan area of Guatemala City that meets the criteria briefly described below. This special requirement for eligibility is based on the key objectives of the programs to develop and implement disease research projects, and allow the organization to carry out multiple, ongoing, public-health research activities in Guatemala and the Central American region.
A biosafety level laboratory (BSL-2) in Guatemala that is uniquely equipped to carry out these actions and provide laboratory capacity and support to the Ministry of Health in Guatemala and other countries in the region collaborating with Central American Council of Ministers of Health (COMISCA).
Have the legal authority to hire third-country nationals with the technical skills to meet the requirements of the proposed research components through an expedited process and unique capability to bolster research capacity in Guatemala and the region.
Established history of collaboration with CDC and the Guatemalan Ministry of Health and COMISCA.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
To conduct field and laboratory research on important diseases, with an emphasis on emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases as well as other identifiable public health problems.
To incorporate the results of research into operational disease prevention and control programs in Guatemala and the Central American Region and ensure sharing of expertise and research findings with other nations
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