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HIV-Related Training and Technical Assistance

$378,933,545

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS;PROJECT GRANTS
Assistance Listing Number
93.145

Objectives: National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreements: The purposes of this funding are to: (1) Assess Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) recipients' technical assistance needs and/or provide technical assistance related to building capacity and increasing their ability to provide high quality HIV care and treatment services; (2) Assess, develop materials, and disseminate strategies and tools related to RWHAP recipients' technical assistance needs for program development and operations; (3) Provide technical assistance for the collection, storage and retrieval of data for program reporting, evaluation, and program improvement purposes; and (4) Work with HHS agencies and national organization partners to develop strategies, tools, and trainings for RWHAP recipients. AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) Program: The purposes of this funding are to: (1) Train health care personnel, including practitioners in programs under title XXVI of the Public Health Service Act and other community providers, in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of HIV disease, including the prevention of perinatal transmission of the disease, measures for the prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections, and (as applicable to the type of health professional involved) prenatal and other gynecological care for women with HIV; (2) Train the faculty of schools of, and graduate departments or programs of, medicine, nursing, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, public health, allied health, and mental health practice to teach health professions students to provide for the health care needs of individuals with HIV; (3) Develop and disseminate curricula and resource materials relating to the care and treatment of individuals with HIV and the prevention among individuals at risk of contracting HIV; and (4) Develop protocols for the medical care of women with HIV, including prenatal and other gynecological care for such women. The Program is comprised of several components: Regional AETCs, National Clinician Consultation Center, National Coordinating and Resource Center, National HIV Curriculum, and National HIV Curriculum Integration Projects.

 
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