Detailed Mechanism Funding and Narrative

Years of mechanism: 2008 2009

Details for Mechanism ID: 8271
Country/Region: Ethiopia
Year: 2008
Main Partner: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Main Partner Program: NA
Organizational Type: Own Agency
Funding Agency: HHS/CDC
Total Funding: $387,200

Funding for Management and Operations (HVMS): $387,200

Management and staffing (HVMS) IRM Charges CDC Ethiopia

The CDC Information Technology Services Office (ITSO) has established a support cost of $3200 dollars

per workstation and laptop at each location for Fiscal Year 2008 to cover the cost of Information Technology

Infrastructure Services and Support provided by ITSO. This includes the funding to provide base level of

connectivity for the primary CDC office located in each country and connecting them into the CDC Global

network, to keep the IT equipment located at these offices refreshed or updated on a regular cycle, to fund

for expanding the ITSO Global Activities Team in Atlanta and to fully implement the ITSO Regional

Technology Services Executives in the field. This is a structured cost model that represents what is

considered as the "cost of doing business" for each location.

CDC Ethiopia receives International Infrastructure Services Support through a service level agreement

(SLA) with the headquarters' Information Technology Services Office. The SLA covers the following:

•Personal Computing Hardware & Software

•Customer Service Support

•Infrastructure Directory Services


•Infrastructure Software

•Application Server Hosting

•IT Infrastructure Security



•Optional Services

•Remote Access

•Video conferencing

•Special Projects

The FY08 estimated costs includes services for 121 workstations (includes staff and TDY workstations and