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Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening Follow-up Program

Technical Assistance Webinar

Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening Follow-Up Program HRSA Exit Disclaimer Technical Assistance webinar.

Presentation Slides (PDF - 1.2 MB)

Announcement Number:

Maternal & Child Health Bureau

Date(s) to Apply:
02/22/2021 to 04/29/2021

Estimated Award Date:

What is the program?

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.

Are you eligible?

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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