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NNN & IHS HP/DP Webinar – Traditional Tobacco

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Indian Health Service Health Promotion & Disease Prevention present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country. Title:  Traditional Tobacco Date:  Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Presenter: Terra Houska, Tobacco Health Educator, Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board Learning Outcomes/Objectives: By the end of the webinar, participants […]

Tobacco Listening Sessions in November

The Tobacco Prevention and Reduction Program at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is asking for community members to tell us about tobacco use in their local neighborhoods to help inform our work.  We are excited to hear from all community agencies, organizations, and community members. Please distribute and post the attached flier […]

The Alaska Food Festival & Conference

The Alaska Food Festival & Conference is less than a month away – November 3rd and 4th at Pikes Waterfront Lodge in Fairbanks, Alaska! Keynote speakers will be Mary Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Edible Alaska, and Mitzi Baum, Managing Director of Food Safety and member of the Feeding American team. October 19 is the deadline to […]

Great Plains Smokeout Challenge!

Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board is joining the American Cancer Society in the year’s Great American Smokeout on November 16, 2017.  This Challenge is open to all the Tribes of the Great Plains (SD, ND, NE, IA).  Please contact Terra Houska for more information and your free quit kit!  Prizes for those who stay […]

Indigenous Pink Day 2017

  Indigenous Pink Day is a national breast cancer awareness campaign for American Indians/Alaska Natives.  Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death and the most common cancer found in American Indian/Alaska Native women.  The goal of Indigenous Pink Day is to educate all indigenous people of the importance of early detection and […]

NNN & IHS HP/DP Webinar – Dine’ Food System Movement

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Indian Health Service Health Promotion & Disease Prevention present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country. Title:  Dine Food Access Collaborative Date:  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Time: 3 – 4 PM, EDT ARCHIVE:   DOWNLOAD PDF SLIDES HERE Presenter: Gloria Begay, Community Advocate and Educator Learning […]

NNN & IHS HP/DP Webinar – Michigan Tribal Food Access Collaborative

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Indian Health Service Health Promotion & Disease Prevention and the Indian Health Services Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country. Title:  Michigan Tribal Food Access Collaborative Date:  Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Time: 3 – 4 PM, EDT Presenter:  Michelle […]

Native Patient Navigation Training September 11-15, 2017 – Denver, CO

The Native American Cancer Research Corporation’s Native Patient Navigation Training in Denver, CO is September 11-15, 2017.  There will be three trainings during the week.  The first one is a 2-day course on Cancer Specific Content, the second 2-day course is on Patient Navigation and the final 1-day workshop is on Motivational Interviewing.  You can […]

NNN & IHS HP/DP Present Webinar: “It Sticks! Secondhand and Third hand Smoke”

  The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Indian Health Service Health Promotion & Disease Prevention and the Indian Health Services Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country. Title:  “It Sticks!  Secondhand and Third hand Smoke” Date:  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Time: 3 – 4 […]
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WEBINAR -- "BRCA Genetics in The News:  What Do I Do Next?" -- Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 8 p.m. EST. -- The webinar features Sharsheret's own Genetics Program Coordinator, Peggy Cottrell, MS, CGC, who will explore the latest critical genetics research, decode BRCA and other genetic mutations, and help us understand what steps we need to take next.  A Sharsheret peer supporter will share her personal story and a live question and answer session will follow the presentation.  We are proud to partner with FORCE on this presentation!  To register for the webinar or to share the webinar with others in your network, CLICK HERE.  Feel free to share widely.  If you have any questions, please contact Support Program Coordinator Shira Kravitz at skravitz@sharsheret.org or 1-866-474-2774.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - Public Health Institute is accepting applications for the National Leadership Academy for the Public's Health from teams in the Appalachian and Mid-regions of the United States.  "For communities that are engaged in cross-sector work to improve the public health, this is an opportunity to boost your team's capacity and skills through a community leadership process."  Deadline January 12, 2018 - LEARN MORE

It's About a Billion Lives Symposium -- February 2, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA - SAVE THE DATE - LEARN MORE

Funding Opportunity - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - Policies for Action:  Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health - HERE