Participation of NINDS and USAID on RFA-TW-10-008, entitled: The Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) (R24)

Notice Number: NOT-TW-10-004

Key Dates
Release Date: April 2, 2010

Opening Date: March 15, 2010 (Earliest date an application may be submitted to
Letter of Intent Receipt Date:  April 12, 2010
Application Due Date(s): May 12, 2010
Peer Review Date(s): June/July 2010
Council Review Date(s): August 2010
Earliest Anticipated Start Date(s): September 30, 2010
Expiration Date: May 13, 2010

Issued by
John E. Fogarty International Center (FIC/NIH) (


This Notice is to inform potential applicants that the National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announces its intent to participate, effective immediately, on the Request for Applications (RFA) RFA-TW-10-008, titled “The Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) (R24).” 

Participation in this Funding Opportunity Announcement by the following NIH Institutes  and Centers continues, unaffected by this notice: NIH Common Fund/Office of the Director (OD/OSC/CF/NIH), Office of AIDS Research, Office of the Director (OAR/NIH), Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH/NIH), John E. Fogarty International Center (FIC/NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI/NIH), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI/NIH), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI/NIH), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA/NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID/NIH), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB/NIH), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD/NIH), National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD/NIH), National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR/NIH), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA/NIH), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS/NIH), National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH/NIH), National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR/NIH), National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM/NIH), National Center for Research Resources (NCRR/NIH),
Also, participation in this Funding Opportunity Announcement by the following U.S. Federal Agencies continues, unaffected by this notice: Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Defense (DoD) HIV/AIDS Prevention Program, HIV/AIDS Bureau, Global HIV/AIDS Program (GHAP/HAB/HRSA), and the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Global AIDS Program (GAP/NCHHSTP/CDC). 

All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged and unaffected by this Notice.


For questions regarding this Notice, please contact:

Letitia B. Robinson, Ph.D., R.N.
International Program Officer for Sub-Saharan Africa
Division of International Relations
Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health
Building 31 Room B2C11
Bethesda, MD 20892-2220
Telephone: (301) 496-4784
FAX: (301) 480-3414
Email (preferred):

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