Detailed Mechanism Funding and Narrative

Details for Mechanism ID: 12965
Country/Region: Cameroon
Year: 2011
Main Partner: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Main Partner Program: NA
Organizational Type: Implementing Agency
Funding Agency: HHS/CDC
Total Funding: $341,397

Funding for Care: Pediatric Care and Support (PDCS): $128,855

Support the transistion of CDC's EID laboratory activities to local partners (ie. MOH/HygMobile-NACC, Univ of Buea, etc.) through trainings, TA, etc.

Funding for Strategic Information (HVSI): $10,500

Attend PEPFAR or other approved technical SI meeting.

Funding for Health Systems Strengthening (OHSS): $67,039

In collaboration with Dept of State, support development opportunities or training in leadership, management, or other areas for the MOPH and other GOC Ministries.

Funding for Biomedical Prevention: Blood Safety (HMBL): $7,000

Attend PEPFAR or other approved technical meeting such as annual Safe Blood, etc.

Funding for Sexual Prevention: Other Sexual Prevention (HVOP): $7,000

Attend PEPFAR or other approved technical meetings.

Funding for Biomedical Prevention: Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (MTCT): $10,500

Support to attend technical meetings for PMTCT staff.

Funding for Laboratory Infrastructure (HLAB): $110,503

Sponsor specialized pre- and in-service training for bench staff in the area of CD4, hematology, DNA PCR, viral load and TB diagnosis to ensure knowledge improvement and quality diagnosis in clinical monitoring; and Support technical meetings for CDC laboratory personnel to cover specific areas such as HIV viral load, CD4, automated DNA PCR testing, laboratory management and bio-safety, QA/QC documentation and quality management systems and accreditation as needed; Provide technical support to Government of Cameroon in implementation of technical laboratory services and systems as well as execution of laboratory operational studies. This will support the USG Cameroon lab working group to collaborate with key resource persons including colleagues from other PEPFAR countries and non-USG partners to visit the region and assist with technical laboratory services such as curriculum development and implementation and other necessary technical meetings. Due to the length of time that HQ technical experts will need to be in country, support is required for travel costs.