The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced the availability of up to $7.5 million for the development and evaluation of activities aimed at preventing complications of blood disorders such as hemophilia, venous thromboembolism (VTE), and thalassemia. The program is administered by CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.
The program will support public health promotion and wellness programs, activities to improve access to health promotion programs and activities, the development and dissemination of health communication materials, and healthcare provider training. CDC anticipates making approximately four awards of up to $600,000 each.
All entities – including governmental, non-profit, private college and university, community-based, faith-based, for-profit, and small business entities are eligible to apply. Applications are due on May 21, 2014.