ATLANTA, June 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials with Karna, LLC announced today, that through a competitive procurement process, Karna was awarded a two-year contract to provide "Professional Support Services to Detect and Control Ebola" in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ). Through this work, Karna will provide professional services and expertise in the areas of: science, epidemiology, surveillance, data management, statistics, operational support, training, international assistance, and health communications.
The award is Karna's eighteenth active contract at CDC, with a total contract value of $33.5m over the next 2 years if all tasks and option periods are exercised. Karna will add 80 full-time staff in the month of June, with project staffing levels expected to peak at 170. Ambica Yadav, Karna's Founder and CEO noted: "Karna's focus on health services, and our breadth of experience, is well-aligned with CDC's ongoing Ebola outbreak efforts." Wayne Myers, Managing Partner and COO added: "Karna continues to grow rapidly at CDC and we are pleased to increasingly support CDC's critical activities in protecting the health of the nation."
Founded in 2008, Karna is focused on providing health science, research, communications, and technology solutions and services to the government. Karna is an 8(a), economically disadvantaged woman-owned small business. www.karna.com