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星期四, 9月 29, 2016

FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT for Asian Health Initiative

FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT
Asian Health Initiative
Request for Proposals (RFP)

Tufts Medical Center is seeking innovative programs to promote the health of Boston’s Chinatown and Asian community.  The priority health issue to be addressed in a new three year funding cycle for the Asian Health Initiative (AHI) is reducing cigarette smoking, and its related health consequences such as lung cancer, and exacerbation of other chronic illnesses.

Grants will be awarded to individual organizations for up to $50,000 per year, for up to three years. Examples of initiatives may include, but are not limited to clinical and nonclinical  outreach, education, prevention efforts, referrals to medical services, smoking cessation programs, and/or support groups.

The submission deadline for proposals is November 1, 2016.  For a copy of the RFP or more information about the Asian Health Initiative, please visit www.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/commhealth.

Potential applicants are invited to attend a bidders’ conference to learn more about the RFP and consult with experts on October 11 at 3PM in Proger Room A, Tufts Medical Center. Should you have any questions regarding the RFP, please call the Office of Community Health Improvement Programs at (617) 636-1626.