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September IHS Cancer Support Leadership Virtual Training 2022

September 12 – 15, 2022 Monday – Thursday, four days 10:30 am – 1:30 pm Mountain Time 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Mountain Time Available to all area via Zoom Covered topics include:  Relationship building, cancer among Native Americans, establishing trust, emotional support skills, reflection, teamwork, core values, personal empowerment Free to AI/AN individuals interested […]

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 […]

CDC Leadership Vacancy: Director, Office of Tribal Affairs and Strategic Alliances

This is to share a leadership opportunity within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support (CSTLTS). We are currently recruiting exceptional candidates to be considered for the position of Director of the Office of Tribal Affairs and Strategic Alliances (OTASA). OTASA connects tribal nations and tribal-serving […]

Truth Initiative Tobacco/Vape Free College Grant

The Truth Initiative has launched their Tobacco/Vape-Free College grant for community colleges and minority serving institutions to advocate for and adopt 100% tobacco/vape-free policies.  The Truth Initiative welcomes and greatly appreciates any promotional opportunities such as announcements or webinars or in e-newsletters. Grantees of the Tobacco/Vape-Free College Program receive guidance through webinars, an in-person training […]

Employment Opportunity: Association of American Indian Physicians is Hiring

The Association of American Indian Physicians is currently hiring for two grant-funded positions that will support our ongoing work for the health and education of Native communities and individuals across the country.  AAIP is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a Native preference for all positions.  Please click the links below to view the specifics for […]

SUNY and AAIP Announce the 2021 Virtual Pre-Admission Workshop

Native Americans or Native Alaskans interested in a career in Medical and Healthcare Click to learn more about an upcoming virtual opportunity coming this October. SUNY Upstate Medical University and the Association of American Indian Physicians announce the 2021 Upstate Medical University Virtual Pre-Admission Workshop which will be held on Friday, October 8, 2021.  This […]

Reaching Hispanic and Black or African American Audiences

Please join CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity for the following Networking Call:   “Reaching Hispanic and Black or African American Audiences: What Works/What We’ve Learned”   Thursday, August 12, 2021 2:00-3:30 pm Eastern    *We understand recipients are working on evaluation reports and success stories during August 2021. We will record this call and post […]

Stigma, Biases and Shame: Tobacco Use and Wellbeing Masterclass

Thursday, May 27, 3 – 5 p.m. ET REGISTER TODAY Stigma around mental illness and substance use challenges can contribute to increased symptoms and reduced likelihood of receiving and accessing treatment. Individuals who also use tobacco encounter psychosocial factors such as stigma and may experience increased strain on their health and mental wellbeing that impacts […]

Tips From Former Smokers Now Recruiting

Their stories saved lives.  So can yours. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is conducting a national search to find people with compelling stories to be featured in a future Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) campaign. Similar to previous years, the campaign will feature real people who have had life-changing, smoking-related health problems and […]

GPTLHB & IHS Cancer Support Leadership Virtual Training

May 19- June 23, 2021 Wednesdays 8 am MDT/9 am CDT to 11 am MDT/12 pm CDT 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 crating cancer support groups Only new attendees are eligible Open to […]
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