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  • Bell, Elizabeth
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 23, 1999
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Howze, Elizabeth H. [SMTP:eah6@...]
      > Sent: Thursday, August 12, 1999 3:07 PM
      > To: CDC-HEALTHED@...
      > From the latest BSSWG Newsletter.
      > ******************
      > MARCHES ON
      > The future endeavors of behavioral and social science at CDC/ATSDR are
      > indicated in the Requests for Applications (RFAs) from recent issues of
      > the
      > Federal Register (June 6- July 30, 1999). The following is a list of RFAs
      > for research, interventions, surveillance, or evaluations with a
      > behavioral
      > or social science focus or component:
      > #005- School Health Programs to Prevent Serious Health Problems and
      > Improve Education [NCCDPHP-DASH]
      > #005 provides supplemental funds for Announcement #805 recipients to
      > support
      > projects to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in rates of
      > cardiovascular
      > disease and other chronic diseases related to tobacco use, physical
      > inactivity, obesity, and dietary patterns that result in disease by
      > targeting school-aged children through coordinated school health programs.
      > #053- Research and Demonstration Grants-Occupational Safety and Health
      > [NIOSH]
      > #053 seeks to develop knowledge useful in preventing occupational disease
      > and injuries through applied research on 1) identification and
      > investigation
      > of relationships between hazardous working conditions and associated
      > occupational disease and injuries, . . ., 3) new protective equipment,
      > control technology, and work practices to reduce risks of occupational
      > hazards, and 4) technical feasibility of a new or improved occupational
      > safety and health procedure, method, technique or system.
      > #062- Safety and Health Interventions in the Construction Industry
      > [NIOSH]
      > #062 presents cooperative agreements to develop, implement, and evaluate a
      > national research program in prevention intervention effectiveness
      > research
      > and preventive service systems research in construction safety and health.
      > #064- Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health 2010 (REACH 2010)
      > Demonstration Projects [NCCDPHP]
      > #064 cooperative agreements fund programs for organizations serving racial
      > and ethnic minority populations at increased risk for infant mortality,
      > diabetes, cardiovascular disease, HIV/AIDS, deficits in breast cancer
      > screening and management, or deficits in child and/or adult immunization
      > to
      > enable the organizations to mobilize and organize their resources to
      > support
      > effective and sustainable intervention programs.
      > #065- Research on Young Worker Safety and Health Risks in Construction
      > [NIOSH]
      > #065 cooperative agreements provide empirical data that can guide efforts
      > to
      > prevent deaths and injuries of youth less than 18 years of age working in
      > construction in the US, with a focus on data needed to determine if
      > changes
      > are needed in existing regulations that prohibit youth less than 18 years
      > of
      > age from working in particularly hazardous activities.
      > #067- Cooperative Agreement for an Evaluation Research Study in the Area
      > of Aggression and Interpersonal Youth Violence [NCIPC-DVP]
      > #067 supports determination of the effectiveness of an middle
      > school-based,
      > social cognitive intervention to reduce violence and to determine the
      > impact
      > of including a community-based intervention that complements the
      > school-based activities.
      > #071- Oral Disease Prevention in School-Aged Children Using School-based
      > or School-linked Oral Health Programs [NCCDPHP-DOH]
      > #071 funding seeks to expand and strengthen the capacity of currently
      > funded
      > grantees to plan, implement, and evaluate oral health education within
      > school-based or school-linked programs; to improve access to oral health
      > education, prevention and treatment services; and to assist State programs
      > determine the viability of their plans/models for improving such access
      > for
      > at-risk children.
      > #081- Program to Build Capacity to Conduct Environmental Health
      > Education
      > Activities [ATSDR]
      > #081 cooperative agreements are to establish, promote and disseminate
      > environmental health education programs among the membership of the
      > applicant's organization. The programs' activities should include sharing
      > information about the unique vulnerabilities and special needs of
      > children.
      > #084- Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) for
      > Dissemination and Integration of Prenatal Smoking Cessation [NCCDPHP-DRH]
      > #084 cooperative-agreements are to assist AMCHP to disseminate prenatal
      > smoking cessation information, resources, and interventions; to promote
      > integration of prenatal smoking cessation interventions into routine
      > prenatal care; and to facilitate exchange of ideas and experience among
      > state maternal and child health programs.
      > #089- Technology Translation and Transfer of Effective HIV Behavioral
      > Interventions [NCHSTP-DHAP]
      > The purposes of the #089 cooperative-agreements are: 1) translate
      > effective
      > HIV prevention interventions conducted at multiples sites with multiple
      > at-risk populations; 2) develop packages of materials prevention providers
      > can use to replicate the intervention in the field; and 3) study the
      > process
      > of technology transfer using the package in at least one field setting
      > supported by training, quality assurance, and technical assistance.
      > #090- Intervention Research Addressing the Primary and Secondary
      > Prevention Needs of HIV-Seropositive Injection Drug Users [CDC and HRSA]
      > #090 funds research leading to the development of effective, feasible, and
      > sustainable interventions that will 1) prevent HIV transmission due to
      > high
      > risk sexual and drug injection behaviors; 2) increase access to, use of,
      > and
      > maintenance in primary health care; and 3) increase access to, use of, and
      > adherence to HIV treatments.
      > #092- Community Based Human Immunodeficiency Virus(HIV) Prevention
      > Projects for African Americans [NCHSTP-DHAP]
      > #092 provides cooperative-agreements to support CBOs in developing and
      > implementing effective community-based HIV prevention programs for African
      > American populations. These funds must support activities directly
      > related
      > to primary prevention, However, intervention activities which involve
      > preventing other STDs or substance abuse as a means of reducing or
      > eliminating the risk of HIV transmission may also be supported.
      > #098- Strengthening HIV/AIDS and STD Prevention Through Use of
      > Behavioral
      > Data in Programmatic Decision Making [NCHSTP-DHAP]
      > #098 cooperative agreements are to better understand state and local
      > decision-making process that involve the use of HIV- and STD-related
      > behavioral data and to enhance the availability and utilization of
      > high-quality HIV/STD behavioral data for meeting the needs of HIV/AIDS and
      > STD program planners.
      > #099- CDC/HRSA Cooperative Agreements for HIV/AIDS Intervention,
      > Prevention, and Continuity of Care Demonstration Projects for Incarcerated
      > Individuals Within Correctional Settings and the Community [NCHSTP-DHAP]
      > #099 supports development of models of comprehensive surveillance,
      > prevention, and health care activities for HIV, STD, TB, substance abuse,
      > and hepatitis. Projects should create a combination of
      > services/activities,
      > e.g., surveillance, medical and behavioral screening and assessment,
      > prevention education and counseling, primary health care and referral
      > linkages to build upon Ryan White CARE Act infrastructure and coordinate
      > with SAMHSA-supported drug treatment and prevention programs.
      > #101- Intervention Epidemiologic Research Studies of HIV/AIDS
      > [NCHSTP-DHAP]
      > #101 cooperative agreements are for the development and evaluation of 1)
      > innovative interventions for preventing and reducing transmission of HIV
      > in
      > young and recently initiated injection drug users (IDUs) by changing
      > unsafe
      > sexual, needle borne and injection paraphernalia practices in HIV negative
      > IDUs and 2) an intervention study to improve access to antiretroviral
      > therapy in HIV-infected disadvantaged populations.
      > #106- Social and Environmental Interventions to Reduce HIV Incidence
      > [NCHSTP-DHAP]
      > #106 funds cooperative agreements to identify social and environmental
      > interventions to reduce HIV incidence (e.g., housing, legal issues,
      > stigma,
      > communities' physical environment, family and peer support systems) by
      > systematically examining the acceptability and feasibility of
      > interventions
      > to change the conditions and by estimating the impact the intervention
      > might
      > have on HIV incidence.
      > #107- Health Communications Research [OPR & OC-DHC]
      > #107 grants further the understanding and application of effective health
      > communication strategies around 1) public health implications of genetic
      > research; 2) recommendations and products related to vaccines, human
      > genetics, and environment health; 3) conditions under which new
      > communications approaches are most effective for different audiences; 4)
      > societal support for public health initiatives and systems; and 5)
      > promoting
      > adoption of health enhancing behaviors among diverse populations.
      > #113- Cooperative Agreement for a National Poison Prevention and Control
      > Program
      > [CDC and HRSA]
      > #113 intends to establish an integrated system of poison prevention and
      > control services including: coordination of all poison control centers
      > through development, implementation, and evaluation of standardized public
      > education; development of a plan to improve national toxicosurveillance;
      > and
      > development of a nationwide, toll-free telephone number and a related
      > public
      > service media campaign.
      > #123- Grant for Community-Based Interventions Research for Children
      > Riding
      > in Motor Vehicles [NCIPC-DUIP]
      > #123 supports the design, implementation, and evaluation of
      > community-based
      > intervention projects aimed at changing seating locations and
      > restraint-use
      > patterns of children under age 12 when they are riding in passenger cars
      > and
      > light trucks.
      > #133- Cooperative Agreement for a Coordinated Community Response to
      > Prevent Intimate Partner Violence [NCIPC-DVP]
      > #133 funding seeks to 1) enhance community coalitions and coordinated
      > community responses for addressing intimate partner violence (IPV), 2)
      > establish/enhance community programs directed at primary prevention of
      > IPV,
      > 3) enhance services for victims of IPV and their families, and 4) evaluate
      > the process and impact of coordinated community response on addressing,
      > and
      > likely decreasing, IPV.
      > #134- Cooperative Agreement for Surveillance of Intimate Partner
      > Violence
      > [NCIPC-DVP]
      > #134 provides funds to develop intimate partner violence (IPV)
      > population-based surveillance systems that will help determine the
      > magnitude
      > of the IPV problem in population subgroups and test its usefulness by
      > comparing resulting data with data from self-report surveys.
      > #140- Grant to Develop and Evaluate Prevention Efforts Using the
      > National
      > Surveillance System of Hospital Healthcare Workers to Reduce Percutaneous
      > Injuries Among Health Care Workers [NCID]
      > #140 supports hospitals participating in the National Surveillance System
      > of
      > Hospital Healthcare Workers to determine if the surveillance system can be
      > used to develop and evaluate a plan to prevent occupational percutaneous
      > injuries among hospital-based health care workers.
      > #141- Cooperative Agreement for Research on the Prevention of Tick-Borne
      > Illness in the United States [NCID]
      > #141 aims to develop community intervention programs to prevent diseases
      > transmitted by Ixodes scapularis that have potential for application to
      > other endemic communities with the US. Programs will integrate strategies
      > to reduce tick abundance, promote personal protective practices, and
      > encourage appropriate use of vaccine against Lyme disease.
      > #145-Hepatitis Education for Inmates and Correctional Staff [NCID]
      > #145 seeks to establish cooperative agreements with one or more national
      > voluntary organizations involved with correctional facilities to develop
      > and
      > distribute materials to educate inmates and correctional staff about the
      > risks of transmission and acquisition of viral hepatitis, as well as
      > prevention, counseling, testing and treatment.
      > #146- Cooperative Agreement for a Coordinated Community Response to
      > Violence Among Youth [NCIPC-DVP]
      > #146 funds 5-year projects to implement multifaceted violence prevention
      > programs designed to reduce the incidence of injuries, disabilities, and
      > deaths due to interpersonal violence among youth.
      > #148- Program to Establish/Operate Health Promotion and Disease
      > Prevention
      > Initiative Programs for African Americans [OMH-HP]
      > #148 is a cooperative agreement to assist an NRMO to establish or operate:
      > 1) a Health Program Unit to implement prevention strategies to improve the
      > health of African Americans, 2) a Speakers Bureau of professionals to
      > present on health promotion/disease prevention topics relating to African
      > Americans, and 3) a National Health Network to assist minority
      > organizations
      > expand their networks and facilitate dissemination of health
      > promotion/disease prevention information to African Americans.
      > #150- Intervention Effectiveness [NIOSH]
      > #150 supports the development of intervention strategies and/or assessment
      > of the effectiveness of intervention techniques in reducing or preventing
      > workplace injuries and illnesses. Interdisciplinary projects which
      > include
      > a complement of outcome measures (e.g., health, economic, social) are
      > encouraged.
      > #153- Cooperative Agreements to Develop National Strategies to Promote
      > Disease Prevention and Health Promotion [OPPE]
      > #153 makes funds available to develop national health promotion and
      > disease
      > prevention strategies to assist health care organizations, state and local
      > health departments, businesses, and other non profit organizations whose
      > mission is to promote prevention, improve health care quality and improve
      > the public's health.
      > #156- Cooperative Agreement with a National Organization for Promoting
      > Health, Preventing Disease and Disability and Managing Chronic Disease in
      > the Workplace [OPPE]
      > #156 is intended to promote attainment of "Healthy People 2000" objectives
      > through translation of public health principles and practices into easily
      > interpretable and actionable information for the workplace.
      > Dr. Libby Howze
      > Associate Director for Health Promotion
      > Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity
      > National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
      > Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
      > 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K-24
      > Atlanta, GA 30341
      > 770-488-6042 (phone)
      > 770-488-6000 (fax)
      > eah6@... (email)
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