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Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

New CDC Funding Opportunity for Opioid Overdose Prevention

Good afternoon all,

Please avail yourselves to the CDC Funding Opportunity and the important due dates.

CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control recently released a notice of funding opportunity, RFA-CE-18-006: Research Grants for the Primary or Secondary Prevention of Opioid Overdose (R01). The funding will support research that expands and advances understanding about what works to prevent opioid overdose. Specifically, the research will either develop and pilot, or rigorously evaluate, novel primary or secondary preventive interventions that address fatal and nonfatal overdose from prescription opioids, illicit opioids, or both. This research is intended to improve health departments’ ability to implement and improve interventions focused on preventing opioid-related deaths.

State, tribal, local, and territorial governments, including health departments, that meet the requirements are eligible.

Important Dates to Remember

  • Letter of Intent Due: Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Application Due: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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