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: Overview and Outcomes of the Healthy Dine’ Nation Act on Navajo Nation
Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Time: 3 – 4 P.M. EDT
Value Chain Coordinator
Janine Hood, BS Health Education
Store Outreach Coordinator
Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment
Gloria Ann Begay, MAE
Dine’ Community Advocacy Alliance
By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
- Examine the Healthy Dine’ Nation Act, or the “Junk Food Tax,” as a method to combat the high rates of diabetes on the Navajo Nation.
- Apply strategies to work with local stores and community organizations to support healthy food environments and promote healthier eating habits with patients and their families.
- Synergize resources to combat environmental factors that lead to a high prevalence of type 2 diabetes.
Target Audience: Physicians, nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DP18-1808: Networking2Save: CDC’s National Network Approach to Preventing and Controlling Tobacco-related Cancers in Special Populations. Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Indian Health Service, or the Department of Health and Human Services.