Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System BRFSS Pacific Jurisdictions

Funding Source: 
Department of Health and Human Services
Type of Funding: 
federal
Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Amount: 
$460 000
Number of Awards Available: 
4
Award Ceiling: 
175 000
Award Floor: 
65 000
Eligibility: 
Pacific Jurisdictions of Guam, American Samoa, the Republic of Palau, and the Federated States of Micronesia
Description: 

The purpose of this FOA is to provide continued funding for current grantees under SO11-1102. This competing continuation will provide financial and programmatic assistance to State Health Departments to 1) continue to maintain and expand specific surveillance using telephone and multimode survey methodology of the behaviors of the general population that contribute to the occurrence of prevention of chronic diseases and injuries, 2) continue to maintain and expand the collection, analysis, and dissemination of BRFSS data to State categorical programs for their use in assessing trends, directing program planning, evaluating programs, establishing program priorities, developing policy, and targeting relevant population groups and 3) complete existing activities that would not otherwise be done because of limited time and funds.

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