National Public Health Improvement Initiative
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support published a funding opportunity announcement (FOA): CDC-RFA-CD10-101101PPHF11 for the “National Public Health Improvement Initiative.” (NPHII) on March 25, 2011.
The purpose of the initiative is to provide support for accelerating public health accreditation readiness activities; to provide additional support for performance management and improvement practices; and, for the development, identification and dissemination of evidence-based policies and practices (i.e., best and promising practices).
This initiative supports the Healthy People 2020 focus area of addressing Public Health Infrastructure.Cross-jurisdictional (state, local, tribal, territorial, regional, community, and border) collaborations are encouraged to increase the impact of limited resources, improve efficiency, and to leverage other related health reform efforts/projects.
Measurable outcomes of the initiative align with the following performance goals:
1) Increased efficiencies of program operations,
2) Increased use of evidence-based policies and practices, and,
3) Increased readiness for applying to and achieving accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board PHAB. (More information on accreditation activities can be found on the PHAB web site).
CDC anticipates awarding funding at $34.17M for year 2 activities.
All currently funded NPHII awardees are eligible for this funding opportunity.
If you have a question about the FOA, please contact your assigned CDC Senior Public Health Advisor or Performance Officer via the NPHII CDC Contacts webpage.
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