New Resources Blog Posts Launches SmokefreeNATIVE

The National Cancer Institute’s Initiative (SFGI) has partnered with the Indian Health Service (IHS) to launch a new, free text messaging resource to help American Indian and Alaska Native adults and adolescents quit smoking commercial tobacco. SFGI and IHS worked with experts from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and the American […]
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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% […]

WEBINAR: Healthy and Inclusive Events

The National Native Network with the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar. Title:  Healthy and Inclusive EventsDate:  Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Learning Objectives/Outcomes:At the conclusion of this activity, the healthcare team will be able to: 1.  Examine the 7Cs framework as a prefatory tool in providing a successful health education […]

CDC Best Practices User Guide: Putting Evidence into Practice in Tobacco Prevention and Control

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Office on Smoking and Health has published a new Best Practices User Guide:  Putting Evidence into Practice in Tobacco Prevention and Control.  The guide was written in partnership with the Center for Public Health Systems Science at Washington University in St. Louis. After more than 50 years of research, […]

TECC: Smokefree Multi-Unit Housing TECC Resources

From the Tobacco Education Clearinghouse of California: An unexpected impact of living in multi-unit housing (MUH) is dealing with the risk of being exposed to harmful secondhand smoke.  This is the reality for nearly 80 million people that live in multi-unit housing across the US.  This exposure is especially dangerous for children, those that are […]

Nathan’s Tips Poster in Lakota Language

Nathan, a Native American Lakota and member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. For 11 years, he worked at a casino that allowed smoking.  The exposure to secondhand smoke caused permanent lung damage called bronchiectasis.  The lung damage led to his death at 54 years old. The Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board has worked with […]

CDC: New Web Content to Help People Use Quit-Smoking Medicines

CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) has just launched new web content related to smoking cessation medicines.  The new pages help people who want to quit smoking to: select a quit-smoking medicine, and learn how to use the 7 FDA-approved medicines to increase their likelihood of quitting for good. These pages can be accessed […]

Toolkit for Delivering 5As and 5Rs Brief Tobacco Interventions in Primary Care

By:  World Health Organization This toolkit was developed based on WHO Capacity Building Training Package 4 entitled “Strengthening health systems for treating tobacco dependence in primary care.”  Its target audience are primary care providers.  It aims to serve as a quick reference guide to help primary care providers deliver brief tobacco interventions as part of […]

5A and 2A Tobacco Intervention Pocket Card

From Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Cancer Institute, and American Medical Association

GPTLHB CRC Education Materials

Great Plains Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative developed various educational materials about colorectal cancer.  These educational materials are available for you to use in your community.  If you have any questions or concerns, call 605-721-1922. CLICK HERE

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