Notice of Availability of Frequently Asked Questions and Webinar for RFA-HL-17-006 "Sickle Cell Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa: Collaborative Consortium (U24)”

Notice Number: NOT-HL-15-274

Key Dates
Release Date: September 29, 2015

Related Announcements
RFA-HL-17-006    

Issued by
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to inform potential applicants that the NHLBI will hold a webinar on October 20, 2015, at 9:00AM Eastern Daylight Time and has posted a set of answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding applications for RFA-HL-17-006 "Sickle Cell Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa: Collaborative Consortium (U24)”.

The webinar will be available with the following access information:

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 9:00 AM - 10:30AM Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) 
Join WebEx meeting
Toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-877-668-4493 
Meeting Number/Access Code: 626 255 606
Meeting Password: 12343

Below are instructions for joining the webinar audio conference from outside of the United States via the call back feature:

  • Click on the “Join WebEx meeting” link shown above and log-into the WebEx webinar
  • Click on the “More” icon (which appears as 3 dots) under “Call Using Computer” OR
    Click the Audio menu, then click on Audio Connection.
  • Select the “Call Me” audio option
  • Choose the appropriate country flag for where you’re calling from and enter the phone number you want to use to receive the call
  • Click “Call Me”
  • Your phone will ring. Answer the call and follow the prompts to connect to the audio.

All applicants are encouraged to view the FAQs and webinar prior to submitting their application.

The Frequently Asked Questions are available at this site:
https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/research/funding/faq-sickle-cell-disease-sub-saharan-africa-collaborative-consortium

While not required, all applicants are encouraged to attend the webinar and view the FAQs prior to submitting their application.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Norma B. Lerner, MD, MPH
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Telephone:  301-435-0081
Email:  luksenburgh@nhlbi.nih.gov

Christina Rinaldi
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Telephone: 301-435-0079
Email: christina.rinaldi@nih.gov