Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) Screening and Education

HRSA-18-088 | Maternal & Child Health Bureau

Application Accepted: 01/11/2018 to 03/13/2018

Projected Award Date: 08/01/2018

Estimated Award Amount: N/A

Program Description:

This notice solicits applications for the Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) Screening and Education program. The purpose of this program is to: 1) increase awareness and knowledge about SCID and newborn screening for SCID among parents, families, health care providers, public health professionals, and the public; 2) provide education, training, and support for newborn screening programs; 3) educate families with children diagnosed with SCID and link them to clinical and other services, especially those in rural and medically underserved areas; and 4) improve clinical care through education and training for providers caring for individuals with SCID.

Additional Eligibility

A state or a political subdivision of a state; a consortium of two or more states or political subdivisions of states; a territory; a health facility or program operated by or pursuant to a contract with or grant from the Indian Health Service; or any other domestic entity with appropriate expertise in newborn screening, as determined by the Secretary. Appropriate expertise is further explained in Section IV, ii. Program Narrative – Needs Assessment and Organizational Information and Section V’s Review Criteria # (1) Need and (5) Resources/Capabilities.

Contact Information

Jill F. Shuger, ScM

Phone: (301)443-3247