New Community Approaches to Reducing Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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For the CARS cooperative agreement, CDC will work with organizations with demonstrated experience and capacity of implementing community engagement methods (e.g. community-based participatory research) and multi-sector partnerships to promote personal health, advance community wellness, influence health behavior and practices, and reduce STI disparities The new FOA provides support in the following five focus areas::
- Implementation of community engagement methods (e.g. community-based participatory research) to achieve health equity;
- Identification and implementation of systems and environmental change strategies that (a) promote personal health and support healthy behaviors and (b) facilitate community-clinical linkages to build support for interventions to prevent and reduce STI disparities;
- Enhancement and sustainability of partnerships;
- Support for communication strategies to promote STD program successes and leverage additional resources for STI control and prevention; and
- Evaluation of the efficacy of this approach and intervention implementation.
Application Closing Deadline May 30, 2017