Puerto Rico Discretionary Awards

Project Title: Puerto Rico State Systems Development Initiative

Grant Number: H18MC00043
Project Start Date: December 1, 2017
Project End Date: November 30, 2022
Organization: PUERTO RICO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Address: PO BOX 70184 San Juan, PR 00936-8184
Project Director: MANUEL VARGAS-BERNAL
Phone Number: (787) 765-2929
Email: mivargas@salud.gov.pr

Project Description

Investigate health problems, assess and monitor MCA health status, and ensure quality improvements are part of the 10 essential public health services that framework the Title V MCH Services Block Grant services. Those essential services mentioned above are require from PRSSDI to develop, enhance and expand MCH data capacity for its needs assessment and performance measure reporting in the Title V MCH Block Grant Program. Such enhanced MCH data capacity will help the MCH Programs to engage informed Decision-making and resource allocation that support effective, efficient and quality programming for women, infants, children and youth, including children and youth with special health care needs.

Project Title: Emergency Medical Services for Children State Partnership Progam

Grant Number: H33MC06720
Project Start Date: April 1, 2018
Project End Date: March 31, 2022
Organization: UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO
Address: Mail Stop Code:PUERTO  RICO TRAUMA HOSPPO BOX 2129 San Juan, PR 00922-2129
Project Director: Milagros Martin
Phone Number: (787) 474-0333
Email: milagros.martin8@upr.edu

Project Description

There is no systematic way of collecting data in Puerto Rico. The PR EMSC Program in accordance with EMSC's Performance Measures (PM), will address the need to assess and improve the current status of pediatric emergency care in the island.

Project Title: PR Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention Program

Grant Number: H61MC00050
Project Start Date: April 1, 2017
Project End Date: March 31, 2020
Organization: PUERTO RICO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Address: PO BOX 70184 San Juan, PR 00936-8184
Project Director: Evelyn Torres-Rodriguez
Phone Number: (787) 765-2929
Email: evtorres@salud.gov.pr

Project Description

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Date Last Reviewed:  July 2020