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NIHB Celebrates Tribal Public Health Week

March 28, 2019

NIHB Celebrates Tribal Public Health Week
Monday to Friday, April 1-5, 2019

In recognition of the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) National Public Health Week, the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is celebrating Tribal Public Health Week from April 1st-5th! Join us throughout the week by participating in one of our activities (PDF of Calendar Found Here):

Monday, April 1:

Webinar: Tribal Health and Climate Change (Register Here)

4:00 – 5:00 PM EST

NIHB staff will present a webinar describing the basics of climate change and how it is affecting Tribal communities. The webinar will also give a brief overview of NIHB’s Climate Ready Tribes Project. Learn more here.

Tuesday, April 2:

Webinar: Improving Population Health, by Design (Register Here)

2:00 – 3:00 PM EST

A panel of Tribal health directors will discuss their Tribe’s health system reorganization efforts and how public health is impacted. Learn more here.

Wednesday, April 3:

Public Health Social Media Day

All Day!

How are you celebrating Tribal Public Health Week? Post your pictures and thoughts on social media with the hashtag:#ThisIsTribalPublicHealth

Thursday, April 4:

Some Ideas to Celebrate Tribal Public Health Week:

1. Take a walk with friends, family, and/or coworkers.

2. Eat healthy traditional food

3. Take at least 10 minutes for mindful or relaxing activities

4. Reduce! Reuse! Recycle!

5. Reach out to your leaders to promote Tribal Public Health

Friday, April 5:

Webinar: Strengthening Colorectal Cancer Screening in American Indian & Alaska Native Communities (Register Here)

1:00 – 2:30 PM EST

Hosted by NIHB, this training is provided in partnership with the American Indian Cancer Foundation. This training is focused on assisting Tribal clinic teams in increasing colorectal cancer awareness, increasing colorectal cancer screenings, and providing culturally tailored and web-based resources.

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Last modified: April 24, 2019