ICYMI: IHS Announces Funding Opportunity: Ending the HIV and HCV Epidemics in Indian Country

Content From: HIV.govPublished: May 04, 20221 min read


Rick Haverkate (he/him). National HIV/HVC Consultant. Indian Health Service.

In April, the Indian Health Service (IHS) announced a funding opportunity for the new Ending the HIV and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Epidemics in Indian Country (ETHIC) program. It is a significant component of IHS’ work under the Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S.initiative.

National HIV/HCV Consultant for the IHS, Rick Haverkate, recently joined the HIV.gov team to discuss the funding announcement in a special HIV.gov FYI session.

WatchExit Disclaimer our conversation with Rick to hear more about this critical step toward achieving the goals of both the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Viral Hepatitis National Strategic Plan for American Indian and Alaska Native people.

For complete details on the funding opportunity, read the Federal Register Notice or access the application package on grants.gov.