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Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening Follow-up Program

About the program

Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-21-036
Dates to Apply: 02/22/2021 to 04/29/2021
Bureau/Office: Maternal & Child Health Bureau
Status: Closed
Estimated Award Date: 09/01/2021
This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening Follow-up Program (Follow-Up Program). The purpose of the Follow-Up Program is to facilitate access to quality sickle cell disease (SCD) care by: 1) conducting outreach and working with individuals and families with SCD from the time a newborn screen identifies a child with possible SCD, through diagnosis, treatment and follow-up; 2) providing education to families and providers; 3) disseminating resources; 4) collaborating with state newborn screening programs; and 5) linking individuals and families to community resources, evidence-based SCD care, and care coordination within the communities where they reside to the fullest extent possible.

Who can apply

Eligible applicants include any domestic public or private entity, including an Indian tribe or tribal organization (as those terms are defined at 25 U.S.C. § 450b), is eligible to apply. See 42 CFR § 51a.3(a). Domestic faith-based and community-based organizations are eligible to apply.

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