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Harm Reduction Toolkit for Non-Prescription Syringe Sales in Community Pharmacies

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Contract: 75D3010C09651
Agency Tracking Number: 75D3010C09651
Amount: $561,488.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: NCHHSTP-049-PHS2018
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: 2019
Award Year: 2020
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
100 Enterprise Way, Ste D305
Scotts Valley, CA 95066-3248
United States
DUNS: 079336099
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Regina Firpo-Triplett
 (831) 440-2162
Business Contact
 Regina Firpo-Triplett
Phone: (831) 440-2162
Research Institution

The purpose of this project is to demonstrate how the tools developed by the Offeror in SBIR Phase I can be scaled up to support pharmacy-based syringe programs and harm reduction services. This Phase II project shall build upon the findings of the SBIR Phase I research and expand into operational research. Offeror shall complete development of tools to support harm reduction services within pharmacies. The Offeror shall also conduct a demonstration project, that includes several pharmacies, to determine how pharmacists can utilize the aforementioned tools to provide harm reduction services. The demonstration project shall be evaluated and include a qualitative assessment of the acceptability and usability of the tools, by pharmacy staff and by PWID. The following are the required results of this contract: • Finalize harm reduction kit for PWID • Complete development of the online training for pharmacists and pharmacy personnel • Complete suite of internet resources for PWIDs who access the harm reduction kit • Conduct a demonstration project to show the acceptability and usability of the aforementioned tools (bullets 1-3) for harm reduction • Evaluate the demonstration project

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