Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS), the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Enhancing Access to and Retention in Quality HIV Care for Women of Color Initiative, 52733 [2014-21011]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 171 / Thursday, September 4, 2014 / Notices I. Comments FDA invites comment on all matters relating to topics for consideration regarding DMD drug development. This request is not limited to comments on the proposal described in the submission by PPMD. Interested persons may submit either electronic comments to http:// www.regulations.gov or written comments to the Division of Dockets Management (see ADDRESSES). It is only necessary to send one set of comments. Identify comments with the docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document. Received comments may be seen in the Division of Dockets Management between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and will be posted to the docket at http:// www.regulations.gov. II. Electronic Access Persons with access to the Internet may obtain the proposed draft guidance document at http:// www.regulations.gov. Dated: August 29, 2014. Leslie Kux, Assistant Commissioner for Policy. Authority: Section 2692 of the Public Health Service Act, 42, U.S.C. 300ff–111. [FR Doc. 2014–21051 Filed 9–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS), the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Enhancing Access to and Retention in Quality HIV Care for Women of Color Initiative Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of a deviation from competition requirements to award a program expansion supplement for the HIV/AIDS Bureau’s (HAB’s) Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS), the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Enhancing Access to and Retention in Quality HIV Care for Women of Color Initiative. AGENCY: HRSA will be issuing a noncompetitive award under the SPNS Program to current grantee, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Grant #5 H97HA15152–05–00), for approximately $55,000 during the budget period September 1, 2014, to August 31, 2015. This will allow the Albert Einstein College of Medicine to cover the costs mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:14 Sep 03, 2014 Jkt 232001 associated with the publication of a special supplemental issue of the journal AIDS Patient Care and STD’s, which will feature eight articles on findings from the Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) Program Enhancing Access to and Retention in Quality HIV Care for Women of Color Initiative. A program expansion supplement will allow SPNS wider dissemination of the most current best practices and lessons learned for the care of women of color living with HIV. The journal AIDS Patient Care and STD’s has a combined 18,200 print and online subscribers, and the publisher will also extend online distribution to readers of the Journal of Women’s Health (approximately 32,000 additional subscribers) and to attendees of the Congress on Women’s Health (approximately 800 physicians and nurses). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Intended Recipient of the Award: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Grant #5 H97HA15152–05–00). The amount of the noncompetitive award is $55,000. CFDA Number: 93.145. Period of Supplemental Funding: September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015. Justification: SPNS Program is charged with the development of innovative models of HIV treatment, in order to respond to emerging needs of those with HIV/AIDS, including clients served by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. A major goal of the SPNS Program is to disseminate findings and innovative models of care and treatment to the broader HIV provider community and encourage replication of successful models/interventions. The SPNS Women of Color Initiative began September 1, 2009, and involved 11 demonstration site grantees and an Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center—the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The Initiative enrolled 921 women of color living with HIV/AIDS in its multi-site evaluation; the findings from this initiative can improve the care of women living with HIV through the identification of best practices and lessons learned. The Albert Einstein College of Medicine has served as the Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the SPNS Women of Color Initiative from September 1, 2009, to the present. As such, this grantee has been tasked to lead and coordinate all dissemination activities for this initiative, and is best-positioned to lead and facilitate the publication process. This program expansion would allow PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52733 for the publication of findings from the Women of Color Initiative in the journal of AIDS Patient Care and STD’s in support of HRSA’s and HAB’s commitment to ensuring that comprehensive and effective models of care and treatment are available to underserved, un/under-insured populations, including those from communities of color. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adan Cajina, MSc, Branch Chief, Special Programs of National Significance (SPNS), Division of Training and Capacity Development, HAB/HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, by email at acajina@hrsa.gov, or by phone at (301) 443–3180. Dated: August 27, 2014. Mary K. Wakefield, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2014–21011 Filed 9–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, AIDS Education and Training Centers, The University of Washington, Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of a deviation from competition requirements to award a program expansion supplement for the HIV/AIDS Bureau’s (HAB) Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) (H4A), The University of Washington, Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center (NWAETC). AGENCY: HRSA will be issuing a noncompetitive award under the AETC Program, to current grantee, the University of Washington NWAETC, for approximately $250,239 during the budget period July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015. This will allow the University of Washington NWAETC to develop a unique and flexible HIV distance learning curriculum that can be used in a variety of health care settings by a variety of health care providers. This on-line curriculum will enhance our ability to reach and so increase the numbers of health care providers skilled in delivering HIV/AIDS care and treatment at a time when there is a greater demand for these professionals— especially primary care physicians. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, Special Projects of National 
Significance (SPNS), the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Enhancing 
Access to and Retention in Quality HIV Care for Women of Color 
Initiative

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice of a deviation from competition requirements to award a 
program expansion supplement for the HIV/AIDS Bureau's (HAB's) Ryan 
White HIV/AIDS Program, Special Projects of National Significance 
(SPNS), the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Enhancing Access to 
and Retention in Quality HIV Care for Women of Color Initiative.

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SUMMARY: HRSA will be issuing a non-competitive award under the SPNS 
Program to current grantee, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine 
(Grant 5 H97HA15152-05-00), for approximately $55,000 during 
the budget period September 1, 2014, to August 31, 2015. This will 
allow the Albert Einstein College of Medicine to cover the costs 
associated with the publication of a special supplemental issue of the 
journal AIDS Patient Care and STD's, which will feature eight articles 
on findings from the Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) 
Program Enhancing Access to and Retention in Quality HIV Care for Women 
of Color Initiative. A program expansion supplement will allow SPNS 
wider dissemination of the most current best practices and lessons 
learned for the care of women of color living with HIV. The journal 
AIDS Patient Care and STD's has a combined 18,200 print and online 
subscribers, and the publisher will also extend online distribution to 
readers of the Journal of Women's Health (approximately 32,000 
additional subscribers) and to attendees of the Congress on Women's 
Health (approximately 800 physicians and nurses).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Intended Recipient of the Award: Albert 
Einstein College of Medicine (Grant 5 H97HA15152-05-00). The 
amount of the noncompetitive award is $55,000.

    Authority:  Section 2692 of the Public Health Service Act, 42, 
U.S.C. 300ff-111.

    CFDA Number: 93.145.
    Period of Supplemental Funding: September 1, 2014, through August 
31, 2015.
    Justification: SPNS Program is charged with the development of 
innovative models of HIV treatment, in order to respond to emerging 
needs of those with HIV/AIDS, including clients served by the Ryan 
White HIV/AIDS Program. A major goal of the SPNS Program is to 
disseminate findings and innovative models of care and treatment to the 
broader HIV provider community and encourage replication of successful 
models/interventions.
    The SPNS Women of Color Initiative began September 1, 2009, and 
involved 11 demonstration site grantees and an Evaluation and Technical 
Assistance Center--the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The 
Initiative enrolled 921 women of color living with HIV/AIDS in its 
multi-site evaluation; the findings from this initiative can improve 
the care of women living with HIV through the identification of best 
practices and lessons learned. The Albert Einstein College of Medicine 
has served as the Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the 
SPNS Women of Color Initiative from September 1, 2009, to the present. 
As such, this grantee has been tasked to lead and coordinate all 
dissemination activities for this initiative, and is best-positioned to 
lead and facilitate the publication process. This program expansion 
would allow for the publication of findings from the Women of Color 
Initiative in the journal of AIDS Patient Care and STD's in support of 
HRSA's and HAB's commitment to ensuring that comprehensive and 
effective models of care and treatment are available to underserved, 
un/under-insured populations, including those from communities of 
color.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adan Cajina, MSc, Branch Chief, 
Special Programs of National Significance (SPNS), Division of Training 
and Capacity Development, HAB/HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, 
Maryland 20857, by email at acajina@hrsa.gov, or by phone at (301) 443-
3180.

    Dated: August 27, 2014.
Mary K. Wakefield,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2014-21011 Filed 9-3-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4165-15-P