Washington Report: Issue 19-06
|Opportunities to Grow
Health Policy Fellows meet in-person 3 times and receive 5 virtual trainings to strengthen their leadership skills and ability to effectively advocate for their communities.
NIHB covers the cost of Fellows’ travel and accommodations to attend all in-person meetings. NIHB also provides free opportunities for professional development and skills building to both current and past Fellows.
Click here to submit your application!
|Tribal Public Health Summit Proposals Deadline February 11!
2019 Tribal Public Health Summit
Public health practitioners, researchers, and policy experts are invited to submit proposals for workshop and roundtable sessions for the 2019 National Tribal Public Health Summit (TPHS) in Albuquerque, New Mexico May 13-15, 2019.
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) encourages presentations highlighting evidence-based, best, wise, or promising practices developed in and for Tribal communities. NIHB highly encourages dynamic, interactive sessions that will draw upon the skills, knowledge and experience of session participants.
Deadline to submit a proposal: Monday, February 11, 2019. Click here to submit your proposal for TPHS!
|Call for Proposals for Poster Presentation at Upcoming Conferences Now Open!
NIHB invites Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) grantees to submit proposals to highlight the accomplishments of their programs at the Annual NIHB National Tribal Public Health Summit, in Albuquerque, NM from May 13-15, 2019. (The poster session will be held during the opening reception of the Summit on the evening of May 13.) The Annual SDPI Poster Session is a great way for success stories to be heard by a large audience of Tribal leaders and Tribal health professionals, as well as share program ideas with other grantees.
SDPI presenters are also invited to volunteer to lead a fitness session on Tuesday, May 14 – please indicate if you are interested.
NIHB also invites Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention Program/Domestic Violence Prevention Program grantees, Tribal behavioral health experts, public health professionals, advocates, researchers, community-based providers, and others to submit poster proposals that highlight behavioral health best, promising, and innovative practice approaches at the American Indian and Alaska Native National Behavioral Health Conference, in Albuquerque, NM, May 15-17, 2019.
Please submit proposals by March 1, 2019.
Click here for more information and to submit a poster proposal!
|NIHB Accepting Nominations for Native Public Health Innovation Awards & Native Behavioral Health Award
In an effort to honor individuals, Tribes, organizations, and programs that have enriched and improved American Indian and Alaska Native public health and behavioral health, the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) invites nominations for the Native Public Health Innovation Awards (three awards honoring different types of work) and the Native Behavioral Health Award (Hope and Healing Award).
Please submit nominations by February 15, 2019.
Click here for more information and to submit a nomination.
|Environmental Health Listening Session Announcement
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are convening an environmental health listening session at the National Congress for American Indians Executive Council Winter Session at 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET in the Pan American room at the Capitol Hilton in Washington D.C. on February 13th, 2019. For more information read more here.
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