ATLANTA, Aug. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: DLHC) (“DLH” or the “Company”), a leading provider of research, services and innovative healthcare solutions to federal agencies, today announced that it has been awarded a contract from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) Data Management Services Division for data management and analysis, health informatics and research support. The contract includes a one-year base period, with four one-year options, for a total value of $ 35 million.
“We are delighted to partner with DHP to support their vision of an ‘HIV-free future’,” said Jeanine Christian, chair of DLH’s public health and scientific research business unit. “This contract extends DLH’s legacy in HIV research around the world. We are proud to bring our research and data science capacity to the important work the CDC does to assess opportunities to reduce the number of new HIV infections occurring each year, to increase the proportion of people infected with HIV. who know they are infected, and increase the number of people infected with HIV who are linked to appropriate prevention, care and services.
This contract complements DLH’s work in the public health and life sciences market. The project involves collaboration with epidemiologists, physicians, statisticians, computer scientists, data managers and analysts, and public health advisers across the United States. DLH will provide public health data management services for qualitative and quantitative scientific and non-scientific data, including research, surveillance, program monitoring, evaluation, statistical analysis and reporting support.
“DLH is delighted to strengthen its long-standing relationship with CDC and DHP through this important disease prevention work,” added Zach Parker, President and CEO of DLH. “It builds on many of the capabilities we have developed over the past few years and expands our footprint in our country’s fight against the spread of infectious disease. “
DLH provides enhanced health and preparedness solutions for federal programs through research, development and innovative care processes. The company’s experts in public health, performance assessment and healthcare operations solve complex problems facing civilian and military customers, leveraging digital transformation, artificial intelligence, advanced analytics, cloud-based applications, telehealth systems, etc. With more than 2,200 employees dedicated to the idea that “Your Mission is Our Passion”, DLH brings a unique combination of experience in the government sector, a proven methodology and an unwavering commitment to public health to improve the lives of millions of people. For more information, visit www.DLHcorp.com.
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