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From the GMR: HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects 2013

HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects 2013

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the solicitation of quotations from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that will improve access to HIV/AIDS related health information for patients, the affected community, and their caregivers.
Projects must involve one or more of the following information access categories:

  • Information retrieval

  • Skills development

  • Resource development; and/or

  • Equipment Acquisition

Emphasis is placed upon the following types of organizations or arrangements for developing these programs:

  • Community-based organizations (CBOs) or patient advocacy groups currently providing HIV/AIDS related serves to the affected community

  • Public libraries serving communities in the provision of HIV/AIDS-related information and resources

  • Health departments or other local, municipal, or state agencies working to improve public health

  • Faith-based organizations currently providing HIV/AIDS-related services; and/or

  • Multi-type consortia of the above-listed organizations that may be in existence or formed specifically for this project

Awards are offered for up to $40,000.

Quotations are due to NLM on Thursday, July 18, 2013.

The solicitation for the 2013 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects is posted on the Federal Business Opportunities Web site (www.fbo.gov).

Full and Open:

Small Businesses can apply to a specific set-aside:

Primary Point of Contact:
Keturah D. Busey, Business Opportunity Specialist
Phone: 301-496-6546
Fax: 301-402-8169

Secondary Point of Contact:
Robin D. Hope, Contracting Officer
Phone: 301-435-4379
Fax: 301-402-8169
Please Note: Refer to the Federal Business Opportunities (www.fbo.gov) Web site for notices, updates, and modifications to the HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project 2013 RFQ.

Janice E. Kelly
Chief, Outreach and Special Populations Branch
National Library of Medicine
Specialized Information Services
6707 Democracy Blvd
Two Democracy Plaza, Suite 510
Bethesda, MD 20892-5467
Phone: 301-443-5886
Fax: 301-480-3537

Ruth Holst, MSLS, AHIP, FMLA
Associate Director
NN/LM, Greater Midwest Region
University of Illinois at Chicago
Library of the Health Sciences
1750 W. Polk Street, MC763
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 312-996-6872
Email: rholst@uic.edu
Fax: 312-996-2226

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