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Гранты для медиков (Tobacco Use and HIV Program)

The Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health is currently seeking applications for its Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle Income Countries to encourage exploratory/developmental research focused on the same. In particular, applications are encouraged that focus on the development and evaluation of tobacco cessation interventions tailored to HIV positive populations, including those with co-morbidities such as tuberculosis (TB), in low-resource settings in LMICs.

Program Scopes

Specific research questions that fall within the scope of this program are not limited to:

        What types of tobacco cessation interventions are most effective in persons with HIV, with or without TB co-infection, to achieve improved tobacco abstinence as well as disease treatment outcomes in low-resource environments?

        What are the barriers to integrating tobacco control interventions into the existing HIV and TB prevention and treatment context in LMICs?

        What is the cost-effectiveness of integrating smoking cessation within HIV and TB treatment? What interventions can be effectively introduced to low-resource settings in LMICs?

        How does the social and behavioral context of tobacco use in PLHIV in LMICs, including the use and abuse of other substances, influence tobacco use behavior and cessation outcomes?

        What policy interventions could be embedded in HIV and TB control programs that would serve to improve the outcomes of cessation or prevention efforts at both a clinical and population level?

Funding Information

Application budgets are limited to $200,000 direct costs and must reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

Eligibility Criteria

        For profit organizations other than small businesses

        Independent school districts

        Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

        Private institutions of higher education

        Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

        County governments

        Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities

        Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)

        Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

        Small businesses

        Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)

        Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

        Special district governments

        State governments

        City or township governments

Eligible Countries: Armenia, Georgia, Honduras, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

Deadline: 7 January 2020 For more information, please visit Grants.gov.