Minority Outreach & Technical Assistance (MOTA)

 

​Collaborative Partnerships



​Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) and Center for HIV/AIDS and Health Services

Outreach and Education for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, and other STDs


The Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) in collaboration with the Center for HIV/AIDS and Health Services released an RFA soliciting applications for community-based education and outreach activities that addressed HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, and other STDs in minority, medically underserved communities.  Activities will be centered on enhancing the knowledge of the community and providing linkage to resources.  The following activities will be implemented by twelve (12) awarded grantees:
  1. Community education and awareness events that observe the national HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis and STD awareness days. 
  2. ​Workshops and health fairs that educate people about HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis and STDs.
  3. Referral to resources for counseling, testing and other support services.
  4. Cultural and faith-based events to bring awareness and address stigma in local communities.