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This award is designed to provide support for:

1. Programs that educate, screen and/or treat underserved populations to reduce the global burden of heart valve disease and;

2. Other programs that advance health care and address underserved populations. This can include education and awareness campaigns, research, and/or direct care for underserved populations.

Projects that address the following will be sought:

1. Proposed screening strategies and translation to surgical interventions in underserved regions/populations.

2. Focus on heart valve disease recognition and treatment in undeserved regions/populations.

3. Specific statistics on the quantity of patients who will be screened.

4. Specific statistics on the nature and quantity of heart valve issues that will be detected.