Detailed Mechanism Funding and Narrative

Years of mechanism: 2008 2009

Details for Mechanism ID: 8271
Country/Region: Ethiopia
Year: 2009
Main Partner: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Main Partner Program: NA
Organizational Type: Own Agency
Funding Agency: HHS/CDC
Total Funding: $607,400

Funding for Management and Operations (HVMS): $607,400



The COP'09 IRM cost is adjusted to reflect Global IT Upgrade Project as well as Regional Cost Sharing of

IT Advisors for services provided by ITSO.


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 Service 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 office

located in each country and connecting them into the CDC Global networks, 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 infrastructures 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 Service


•Infrastructure Software

•Application Sarver Hosting

•IT infrastructure Security

• Networking Telecommunications

•Optional Services

•Remote Access

•Video Conferencing

•Special Projects

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


New/Continuing Activity: Continuing Activity

Continuing Activity: 18838

Continued Associated Activity Information

Activity Activity ID USG Agency Prime Partner Mechanism Mechanism ID Mechanism Planned Funds

System ID System ID

18838 18838.08 HHS/Centers for US Centers for 8271 8271.08 CDC-IRM $387,200

Disease Control & Disease Control

Prevention and Prevention