The National Institutes of Health intends to through this acquisition, award a contract to publish a peer reviewed supplement to the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Pediatrics on the topic of: Assessing the Impact of Screening in Childhood on Health Outcomes

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The proposed acquisition action is for items and services for which the Government intends to solicit and negotiate with only one source under the authority of FAR 13.106-1 (b).  If you believe you can provide the items or services requested, all responsible sources may submit a capability statement, which shall be considered by the agency, to the Contracting Specialist, Tyra.Turner@nih.gov, at  tyra.turner@nih.gov, referencing notice number NIH-OLAO-OD5-NOI6140303 by September 14, 2021 at 12pm.  A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract acquisition based upon responses to the notice is solely within the discretion of the Government.  Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement.

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