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Request for Proposals: Implementation of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) Newborn Screening

October 24, 2014

APHL is pleased to announce the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to support implementation of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) Newborn Screening.

The primary focus of this Request for Proposals is to support newborn screening (NBS) programs and other entities through technical and financial means in order to achieve both a greater number of states mandating NBS for SCID and a greater number of babies receiving appropriate screening and follow-up for SCID.

The application period is now closed.

  1. Request for Proposals
  2. Goals Table and Budget Table (in MS Word)

Technical Assistance Webinar:
A technical assistance webinar was held on November 4, 2014 from 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm ET and the recording can be found at the following link: Contact Information:
For any questions please contact Sikha Singh at or at 240-485-2726.

The development of this activity is supported by Cooperative Agreement #UG5MC27837 from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Genetic Services Branch. APHL is collaborating with the Colorado School of Public Health to implement this activity.