CDC Awards $215 Million in Funding to Advance National Cancer PRevention and Control toward Cancer Moonshot Goals

Investments will make important progress on the President Biden’s priority of ending cancer as we know it as part of the Cancer Moonshot and his Unity Agenda for the nation The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced first-year funding awards of $215 million in a 5-year, $1.1 billion investment into three national […]
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Pap-A-Thon Toolkit: Hosting a Women’s Community Health Event – Increasing Cervical Cancer Screening in Rural Tribal Communities

DOWNLOAD TOOLKIT HERE Cervical Cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women globally, with an estimated 570,000 new cases worldwide in 2018. American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) women experience higher cervical cancer incidence compared to White women, specifically the Northern Plains, Alaska, Southern Plains, and Pacific Coast regions (Melknonian et al., 2019). At least 80% […]

Stories from the Field: Partnerships for Achieving Health Equity

From Dialogue 4 Health Wednesday, June 15, 2022 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM Pacific 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern REGISTER HERE “Stories from the Field: Partnerships for Achieving Health Equity” will feature panelists from three multi-sector partnerships in Michigan, Arizona and California, working to address social determinants of health and improve equity in their […]

IHS Cancer Support Leadership Virtual Training 2022

Tuesday & Wednesday 4 Days 10:30 am – 1:30 PM MST 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm EST Available to all areas via Zoom Covered topics include:  Relationship Building, Cancer Among Native Americans, Establishing Trust, Emotional Support Skills, Reflection, Teamwork, Facilitation, Starting a Support Group Free to AI/AN individuals interested in creating cancer support groups. Only […]

American Indian/Alaska Native Healthcare Workforce Development Summit

Tuesday, July 26, 11:30 – 7 Wednesday, July 27, 9 – 12 AAMC Headquarters 655 K Street NW Washington, DC 20001 Join us for this free, 2-day summit for solution setting on AI/AN Healthcare workforce development, addressing K-Practice support for all healthcare professions. Click here to register for the summit. Click here to book hotel […]

Kul Wicasa Wopasi: Food Sovereignty for the Future

REGISTER HERE From Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board The Kul Wicasa Wopasi Innovator program is an opportunity for 14-18-year-old youth on the Lower Brule Reservation to develop, implement, and complete community-based projects.  A main project being the food sovereignty program which is a part of the garden and farmer’s market.  Other projects to be […]

Quit Smoking this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to quit smoking.  Smoking not only causes damage to the smoker’s health, but the second- and third-hand smoke causes damage to the smoker’s children’s health as well.  Quitting smoking can be the single biggest thing a mother can do to protect the health and wellbeing of her children. The […]

FDA Proposes Rules Prohibiting Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars

From FDA and OSH As many of you have seen, FDA announced today that it has issued proposed rules to prohibit menthol as a characterizing flavor in cigarettes and prohibit all characterizing flavors (including menthol) in cigars. These are critical actions to save lives and advance health equity. FDA provided more background about these proposed […]

HPV Vaccination Policy Webinar Series from Tri-Networks HPV Learning Collaborative

VIEW FLYER HERE The Tri-Networks (Geographic Health Equity Alliance, Nuestras Voces Network, and SelfMade Health Network) will host a series of live webinars for National Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs and Coalitions focused on opportunities to advance cancer-related strategies and improve health equity through PSE change. Over the course of three webinars, participants will learn how […]

2022 Prevent Cancer Dialogue Conference

2022 Prevent Cancer Dialogue Conference June 9-10, 2022 Arlington, Virginia Agenda content of interest: Patricia Nez Henderson, MD, MPH (Diné/Navajo) of the Black Hills Center for American Indian Health will speak on Applications of Indigenous Knowledge to Support Nicotine Cessation in Indian Country as part of the panel on increasing health equity on Friday, June […]
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American Indian Cancer Foundation's Indigenous Pink Webinar Series | Indigenous Pink Day on October 20 | Join the American Indian Cancer Foundation along with health experts across Indian Country in celebrating Indigenous Pink (IP)!  Throughout October, we will discuss and highlight ways to support health and wellbeing during one's cancer journey.  | FLYER | LEARN MORE FROM AICAF

Indigenous Cancer Prevention Webinar Series:  Salish Cancer Center of The Puyallup Tribe of Indians | LEARN MORE

Breast Cancer Awareness Month | LEARN MORE

Part 3:  Lung Cancer Disparities:  Addressing Gaps and Opportunities to Improve Health Outcomes and Health Equity Among Low-Income Populations | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Cancer Prevention in Indigenous Communities:  Screening to Follow Up | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Indigenous Cancer Prevention Webinar Series:  Reclaiming our Tobacco through Tobacco Policy Passing of the Navajo Nitch' Éí Bee Ííná -- Air is Life Act of 2021 | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Native American Heritage Month | LEARN MORE