Guidelines for Women’s Preventive Services
Any public or private entity, including Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and faith-based and community-based organizations.
One awardee will be selected for a projected period of five years. The amount to be awarded will be approximately $950,000 annually.
Women face a number of unique health issues and concerns. To address these, HRSA, in concert with an external review committee, will review, and continually update, the Guidelines for Women’s Preventive Services.
The current guidelines were developed in 2011 based on recommendations from an HHS-commissioned study by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly known as the Institute of Medicine. Since then, there have been:
For these reasons, and to follow the NAM’s recommendation to update the guidelines at least every five years, HRSA intends to implement a regular process for updating them.
The funding opportunity - open now on Grants.gov - requires that the awardee create an external review committee to conduct reviews and propose updates and revisions to the current guidelines.
MCHB will host a technical assistance webcast to review the FOA and provide answers to applicants’ questions.
Date/Time: Friday, November 20 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. EST
Join the webcast – select “Enter as Guest” and type in your name.
Conference line: 1-866-714-2132
If you are unable to attend, a recording of the webcast will be made available on this site after November 23, 2015.
This model will create a coalition of health professional organizations with expertise in women’s health across the lifespan to leverage existing partnerships, and facilitate the inclusion of a broad range of expertise.
Public input will be sought for: