Fish and Wildlife Service - Zoonotic Disease Initiative - Tribes. Due 4/20. $4.5M Available.
Zoonotic Disease Initiative - Tribes
This new federal assistance program is designed to increase readiness for wildlife agencies to
protect against future pandemics and encourage them to coordinate their efforts across
jurisdictions in a seamless manner. Assistance will be available for a range of activities with the goal of the program being to strengthen the foundation of an inter-jurisdictional landscape-level wildlife health and disease network to protect wildlife, ecosystems, economies, and the American public. This goal will be supported through the following objectives:
1. Wildlife managers have a current, evidence-based wildlife disease plan which
Disease surveillance and techniques for surveillance strategies
Diagnostic pathology, microbiology, virology, parasitology, toxicology,, and biosafety
Wildlife population management
Regulatory and policy response
Risk assessment and decision support
Communication plans so that key stakeholders receive and understand information about wildlife diseases in a timely manner.
2. State, territorial, and Tribal managers in the same regions are connected in an inter-jurisdictional network of practitioners, including public health and veterinary services.
3. Wildlife managers have access to diagnostic services for wildlife disease.
4. Wildlife managers have capacity to manage wildlife health data, data sharing, and communication.
Native American tribal governments and organizations
Total Amount Available:
April 20, 2023
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