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HEALTH RESEARCH
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The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS): find out why some babies are born healthy and others are not.                             
 
Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement Program (CURE)In 2001, Act 77 directed the Pennsylvania Department of Health to establish a health research program.Under this program research grants are awarded for clinical, health services, and biomedical research.Act 77 establishes two types of health research grants – formula (non-competitive) grants and (non-formula) competitive grants.All entities receiving funds must follow certain reporting, monitoring and evaluation procedures.