- This multi-agency program announcement is designed to improve the quality and quantity of research related to emergency medical services for children (EMSC), with the goal of reducing morbidity and mortality in children through improved care delivery. This funding opportunity invites the submission of applications dealing with the following areas of research included under the term EMSC: prevention research to reduce the need for emergency care; clinical research to ensure that children receive high-quality and appropriate medical, nursing and mental health care in an emergency; health systems research, from pre-hospital care, to the emergency department, to in-patient care and return to the community; cost-effectiveness analyses; and methodological studies to improve the quality of research conducted.
- The types of funding mechanisms used are the research project grant (R01) at AHRQ, NIOSH, and the NIH and the field-initiated grant at HRSA/MCHB.
- The characteristics of eligible organizations vary by funding institute or agency; see Section III, 1A for details.
- Eligible principal investigators include any individual with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for NIH programs.
- The number of scientifically distinct applications each applicant may submit is unrestricted.
- The PHS 398 research grant application (rev. 9/2004) is available electronically at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/forms.htm for researchers applying to the NIH, AHRQ and NIOSH.
- Instructions regarding grant applications for the HRSA/MCHB are available at http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov.
- Telecommunications for the hearing impaired is available at: TTY 301-451-0088
Who can apply:
City Or Township Governments
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Independent School Districts
Native American Organization
Non-Government - General
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
Special District Governments
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Eligible functional categories:
Alcohol Research Programs
Discovery and Applied Research
Maternal and Child Health Federal Consolidated Programs
Mental Health Research Grants
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Extramural Research
Occupational Safety and Health Research Grants
Research on Healthcare Costs, Quality and Outcomes
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