Creating a Public Health Community of Practice to Support American Indian and Alaska Native Communities in Addressing Chronic Disease
ESSAY — Volume 16 — August 15, 2019
Map of the United States shows recipients. By tribe (Component 1), the recipients are Catawba Indian Nation, South Carolina; Fort Peck Community College, Montana; Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas, Kansas; Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, South Dakota; Nez Perce Tribe, Idaho; Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico; Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Wisconsin; San Carlos Apache Tribe, Arizona; Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Michigan; Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, Nebraska; Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center, Oregon; Navajo Nation, Arizona. By tribal organization (Component 2), the recipients are Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska; Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board, Inc, New Mexico; California Rural Indian Health Board, Inc, California; Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc, Wisconsin; Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board, South Dakota; Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc, Arizona; Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council, Montana; Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Oregon; Southern Plains Tribal Health Board, Oklahoma; United Indian Health Services, Inc, California; and United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc, Tennessee.
Figure.The 23 recipients of the Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country program, funded in 2014 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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