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2011-09-08 15:16:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HRSA recently awarded $550,000 to the National Network for Oral Health Access (NNOHA) to provide training and technical assistance to help HRSA's primary care service delivery programs improve access to high quality oral health services. NNOHA was founded in 1990 by a group of health center dental directors to improve health center oral health programs for underserved populations. NNOHA will use these new funds to support the...

2011-09-08 13:33:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HRSA recently awarded $231,800 to North American Management (NAM), based in Alexandria, Va., for its Health and the Aging project. The project will provide training and technical assistance to increase the capacity and improve the performance of HRSA's primary care health center grantees and other safety net providers eligible to become such grantees in meeting the specialized health care needs of the elderly population. NAM's...

2011-09-07 12:24:00

Awards will expand technical assistance and further develop HIV workforce ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) today announced awards of $5.1 million to provide training and technical assistance (TA) as part of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, which provides HIV-related services in the United States for those who do not have sufficient health care coverage or financial resources for coping with HIV disease....

2011-08-25 11:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $28.3 million to 43 Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Related Disabilities (LEND) programs to help improve the health of infants, children, adolescents and young adults with neurodevelopmental and other related disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders. LEND programs in communities across the United States prepare trainees from a wide...

2011-06-06 14:33:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care, a comprehensive roadmap for physicians, nurse-practitioners, dentists and other clinicians on how best to manage the long-term care of patients with HIV/AIDS, is now available online. Produced by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the updated volume covers more than 90 topics and provides guidance on a broad range of clinical care issues, including testing and assessment,...

2011-02-14 10:18:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health and Human Services today launched the new, improved organdonor.gov web site on the occasion of National Donor Day, February 14, 2011. Organdonor.gov features new and expanded content, interactive segments, and video presentations. The site will also incorporate stories about people who have been touched by organ, eye, and tissue donation - featuring the experiences of donor families, living donors,...

2011-01-25 15:18:00

Eleven centers will support primary care residency training in community-based settings ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced the designation of 11 new Teaching Health Centers in the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program, a 5-year program that will support an increased number of primary care medical and dental residents trained in community-based settings across the country. These Teaching Health...

2011-01-07 11:14:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced up to $10 million in funding for a Health Center Planning Grant (HCPG) opportunity for organizations across the country that would like to become a Community Health Center. The HCPG opportunity is intended to support organizations in the future development of a health center and will support approximately 125 HCPGs in FY 2011. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)...

2010-11-19 16:32:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $1.6 million in grants to support the Hepatitis C Treatment Expansion Initiative. The funds will aid organizations implementing effective, focused interventions designed to increase access to and completion of Hepatitis C (HCV) treatment for HIV-positive patients. Hepatitis C affects about 3.2 million people in the United States, and is responsible for approximately...

2010-10-22 09:56:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HRSA has awarded $1.6 million to support the Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Program (SCDTDP). The program is designed to establish practice models for the prevention and treatment of sickle cell disease through the coordinated efforts of providers, key stake holders, affected individuals and their families. The new funding will create two new network programs, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. and...