Guam Discretionary Awards

Project Title: Guam State Systems Initiative

Grant Number: H18MC23552
Project Start Date: December 1, 2017
Project End Date: November 30, 2022
Organization: Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services
Address: 123 Chalan Kareta Mangilao, GU 96913-6304
Project Director: Margarita B. Gay
Phone Number: (671) 735-7111
Email: Margarita.gay@dphss.guam.gov

Project Description

The State system Development initiative (SSDI) program focuses on improving the availability and timeliness of MCH data reporting and the utilization of the program. The SSDI program provides data support for the MCH program to assure the quality of services being provided by evaluating performance and promoting quality improvement.

Project Title: EMSC Partnership Grants

Grant Number: H33MC06696
Project Start Date: April 1, 2018
Project End Date: March 31, 2022
Organization: GOVERNMENT OF GUAM
Address: 123 Chalan Kareta Mangilao, GU 96913-6304
Project Director: Marlene Carbullido
Phone Number: (671) 735-7412
Email: marlene.carbullido@dphss.guam.gov

Project Description

Implementation of sustainable EMSC system to provide quality healthcare for children and families, including children with special health care needs; and to provide immediate life-saving EMS services for all children on the island through properly trained pre-hospital and emergency department providers. Guam lacks behind in most areas of the EMSC performance measures.

Project Title: Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention

Grant Number: H61MC24883
Project Start Date: April 1, 2017
Project End Date: March 31, 2020
Organization: UNIVERSITY OF GUAM
Address: UOG STATION MANGILAO, GU 96923-1871
Project Director: Heidi E. San Nicolas
Phone Number: (671) 735-2481
Email: heidi.sannicolas2@guamcedders.org

Project Description

Three major problems the project has faced are meeting the JCIH goals of infants enrolled in Early Intervention services within six months; reduction of number of High-Risk infants LTF/U and the timely facilitation of parent engagement.

Date Last Reviewed:  July 2020