MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) announced today that is has been awarded
a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) by the Center for Disease Control's
(CDC) Center for Global Health (CGH). Booz Allen was one of five
awardees of the BPA, which has a ceiling of $150,000,000, and will
continue until July 14, 2020.
Booz Allen has a longstanding history of working with the CDC and its
affiliated organizations to support US-funded global health programs.
That support has taken multiple forms including capacity building
through strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, training, program
support services and in-country technical assistance.
For this project in particular, Booz Allen will be offering technical
assistance, scientific services, health analytics, and various program
activities to various international government, community and public
health organizations. These collective efforts will help CDC's Center
for Global Health to more effectively and strategically monitor funds,
improve outcomes from its grants portfolio and support public health
capacity building with its international partners.
Dr. Kevin Vigilante, Senior Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton said,
"CDC's Center for Global Health has been at the forefront of the effort
to improve public health and it is our privilege to support them in
their mission. By combining our deep knowledge of management, technology
and scientific principles with their domain expertise in public health,
we have a real opportunity to make a positive impact on the health of
both the developing and developed worlds."
To drive added benefit for the CDC and the Center for Global Health,
Booz Allen has developed a cross-functional team made up of
representatives from its own organization as well as FHI360, Amethyst
Technologies, CB Strategists, Emory University's Rollins School of
Public Health, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
"This powerful combination of a public, private and academic team is an
example of Booz Allen's innovation approach to bring added resources for
the client, and also ensure that we have diversity in ideas and in our
approach to problem solving," added Dr. Vigilante.
About Booz Allen Hamilton
Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology
for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and
technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500
corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz
Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their
most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting,
analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery,
cybersecurity, engineering, and innovation expertise.
With international headquarters in McLean, Virginia, the firm employs
more than 22,500 people globally, and had revenue of $5.27 billion for
the 12 months ended March 31, 2015. To learn more, visit www.boozallen.com.
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