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May 2017 National Native Network Newsletter

  DOWNLOAD NEWSLETTER HERE DOWNLOAD NEWSLETTER HERE The May 2017 National Native Network Newsletter includes: NNN to present at NIHB Public Health Summit Upcoming NNN Webinar presented by Cathy Edgerly Call for Abstracts NACR Training Information Part 2 Podcast Uploaded with Linda Burhansstipanov Infographics Articles and Publications Upcoming Events

COPD Learn More Breathe Better

The NHLBI’s campaign, COPD Learn More Breathe Better provides educational resources designed to raise awareness about COPD and to encourage those at risk to get a simple breathing test and talk to their health care providers about treatment options.  A National Action Plan for addressing COPD will be launched this spring.

FACT SHEET – Breathing Better with a COPD Diagnosis

Breaking Better With a COPD Diagnosis is a fact sheet that lists some of the steps COPD patients can take to breathe better and improve their quality of life.

ARTICLE: Sales of Nicotine-Containing Electronic Cigarette Products: United States, 2015

Today CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) is releasing a tobacco-related article online ahead of print in the American Journal of Public Health entitled, “Sales of Nicotine-Containing Electronic Cigarette Products:  United States, 2015.” Authors analyzed sales data from January 11, 2015 to December 12, 2015 from the Nielson Company for convenience stores; supermarkets, mass […]

POSITIVE Study Brochure

Dr. Ann Partridge is the North American PI for the Pregnancy Outcome And Safety Of Interrupting Therapy For Women With Endocrine Responsive BC (POSITIVE) study (IBCSG 48-14 / BIG 8-13/ ALLIANCE A221405), and hopes that you will be willing to share the attached brochure with interested patients and clinicians. POSTIVE is an international clinical study […]

Secondhand Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Aerosol Among US Youths

Today’s CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) is releasing a tobacco-related article in the March 20th edition of JAMA Pediatrics entitled, “Secondhand Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Aerosol Among US Youths.” Authors analyzed data from the 2015 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) and write that overall exposure to secondhand aerosol from e-cigarettes in an indoor […]

March 2017 National Native Network Newsletter

The March 2017 National Native Network Newsletter includes: AI/AN Cancer Summit Follow-up Upcoming NNN Webinar presented by Cathy Edgerly Frank’s Quit Story New Podcast Uploaded with Linda Burhansstipanov Infographics Articles and Publications Upcoming Events

Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership Releases AI/AN Cancer Summit Follow-Up

The Planning Committee is pleased to release a Follow-Up Report to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2016 Cancer Summit, Looking Back and Looking Ahead: The State of Cancer Control in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.  The report summarizes updates from 13 participants from all six CDC regions in attendance to assess […]

Cigarette smoking and adverse health outcomes among adults receiving federal housing assistance

The following article was recently released online ahead of print by the journal Preventative Medicine.  The manuscript was co-authored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health. Article:  Cigarette smoking and adverse health outcomes among adults receiving federal housing assistance This study is the first to document […]
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Our Tobacco Story

Between 2005 and 2015, five tribal communities in Michigan conducted a series of community based surveys called the American Indian Adult Tobacco Survey (AIATS).  Results of these surveys revealed striking health disparities related to commercial tobacco use, including: In most communities, the average age of smoking initiation was between 13 and 15 years old. Most […]
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Upcoming Events

Attending any of these upcoming events? Have other events to share? Let us know! Email us at NNN@ITCMI.ORG to share your event information or to get on our list serve for event updates.

 

George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health will host its Second Annual Public Health Summit, Monday, October 23, 2017, 2 - 5:15 p.m. EDT, The summit will focus on climate change, gender equality, and antibiotic resistance.  LEARN MORE

Healthy People 2020 is hosting a webinar, Optimizing Birth Outcomes Through Preconception and Interception Health, Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 12:30 - 2 p.m. EDT.  "Participants will learn how Florida's Magnolia Project is improving the health and well-being of women by empowering communities to address medical, behavioral, cultural, and social service needs."  LEARN MORE

Native Fitness Week Training Certification Program - Flagstaff, Arizona - Join the Native American Fitness Council (NAFC) for their fall fitness week!  Fitness is especially important to Native American communities, where the incidence of diabetes and other health problems is disproportionately high. NAFC offers a way for participants to make a real difference through their cost-effective, fitness certifications.  For more information about the program and scholarships CLICK HERE.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2018 Culture of Health Prize call for applications is now open.  it's "an annual competition honoring communities that have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments to provide everyone with the opportunity to live well.  Prize communities will receive $25,000, have the opportunity to share their story and lessons learned with the country, and join a national network of past winning communities."  DEADLINE NOVEMBER 3LEARN MORE HERE

The Alaska Food Festival & Conference - November 3-4, 2017 - Pikes Waterfront Lodge in Fairbanks, Alaska.  LEARN MORE HERE

Great American Smokeout - November 16, 2017 - LEARN MORE

Community Foods Projects Competitive Grant Program, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Applications due December 4, 2017 For more information, CLICK HERE

National Institute of Food and Agriculture requests applications for the Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program for fiscal year 2018. The estimated total program funding in fiscal year 2018 is approximately $8,640,000. The Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program funds two types of grants, Community Food Projects and Planning Projects. The primary goals of the Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program are to:

·         Meet the food needs of low-income individuals through food distribution, community outreach to assist in participation in Federally assisted nutrition programs, or improving access to food as part of a comprehensive service;

·         Increase the self-reliance of communities in providing for the food needs of the communities;

·         Promote comprehensive responses to local food access, farm, and nutrition issues; and

·         Meet specific state, local or neighborhood food and agricultural needs including needs relating to: Equipment necessary for the efficient operation of a project; Planning for long-term solutions; or The creation of innovative marketing activities that mutually benefit agricultural producers and low-income consumers.

Eligible applicants include public food program service providers, tribal organizations, or private nonprofit entities, including gleaners.

A webinar will be held on Monday October 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time for potential applicants. The Adobe Connect link is: http://nifa-connect.nifa.usda.gov/cfp2018/.

Full details can be found at: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=297333

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