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Funding Opportunity – Great Plains Good Health and Wellness Program

The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board’s Community Health Department is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity through its Great Plains Good Health and Wellness (GPGHW) program.  This funding opportunity will be used to increase the number of tribes within the Great Plains area who develop and implement assessment driven PSE strategies to improve […]

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY – GPGHW

The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board‘s Community Health Department is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity through its Great Plains Good Health and Wellness (GPGHW) program.  This funding opportunity will be used to increase the number of tribes within the Great Plains area who develop and implement assessment driven PSE strategies to improve […]

Notification of Job Opening

NOTIFICATION OF JOB OPENING Open/Closed Competitive Job Title:  Comprehensive Cancer Coordinator (full-time perm) Department:  Health Ed & Chronic Disease Location:  ITC Central Office, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc. (ITC) is a state chartered 501 C3 non-profit organization consisting of twelve federally recognized Indian Tribes in Michigan. We offer a […]

Funding Opportunity – “The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority Populations”

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is committed to supporting research that will increase scientific understanding of the health status of diverse population groups thus improving the effectiveness of health interventions and services for individuals within those groups.  This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) focuses on sexual and gender minority (SGM) populations, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

Opportunity for Public Comment: USPSTF Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is a non-governmental panel that examines scientific evidence to provide recommendations on a wide range of health services. Draft recommendations allow for a period of public comment. Most recently, the USPSTF has issued draft revised guidelines for cervical cancer screening and is inviting public comment on the guidelines […]

2017 Commercial Tobacco-Free College Program – Funding Available

In the fight to curb commercial tobacco use in the U.S., college campuses have emerged as a critical battleground. That’s because virtually all smokers — 99 percent — start smoking before turning 26 years old.  Community colleges and minority-serving academic institutions, including trial colleges, are especially important because they tend to serve students who are […]

Funding Opportunity: 2017 Tobacco-Free College Program for Community Colleges and Minority-Serving Institutions.

The Truth Initiative is launching its new Tobacco-Free College Program, which offers 17-month grants of up to $20,000 to community colleges and minority-serving institutions to adopt a 100 percent tobacco-free college policy.  Register for one of two informational webinars on Aug. 16 and Sept. 14 at 3 p.m. ET.  Participation is optional.  The deadline for […]

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: American Cancer Society to Issue Dedicated American indian and Alaska Native Funding Opportunity for Colorectal Cancer Screening

The American Cancer Society has released a new funding opportunity to support increased colorectal cancer screening in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Through this opportunity, the Society will award five grants in amounts up to $100,000 ($50,000/year for 2 years) to eligible tribal health organizations and organizations serving the health needs of American Indian […]

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY – American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society (ACS) will soon issue a new funding opportunity to support increased colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.  ACS will offer grants of up to $100,00 ($50,000 per year for 2 years) to five organizations to support the implementation of CRC screening projects aimed to improve screening […]

CDC Internships and Externships in Public Health Law

Law has been critical in achieving public health goals and serves as the foundation for governmental public health practice in the United States. Many of public health’s greatest successes, including high childhood immunization rates, improved motor vehicle safety, safer workplaces, and reduced tooth decay, are the result of legal interventions. Today, law plays an increasingly […]
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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