Projects

Demystifying Data: Eliminating AI/AN Health Disparities through Understanding, Management and Training – This project focused on building data analysis capacity, identifying and strategizing ways to address top health priorities, and providing related technical assistance. Several health data reports, fact sheets, and resource guides are stored on the project webpage.

Good Health & Wellness in Indian Country – In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion implemented A Comprehensive Approach to Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country (GHWIC). The UIHI is funded through a cooperative agreement between the Indian Health Service (IHS) and the CDC to serve as the National Coordinating Center for the evaluation of GHWIC.

Health Equity for Urban American Indians and Alaska Natives – This project identified and disseminated models of successful prevention, treatment, and management of three diseases in urban AI/AN communities. Reports, partnership development materials, program planning and evaluation resources, archived training webinars, and motivational interviewing information are available for download.

Native Generations – This project created a campaign addressing the high rates of infant mortality among AI/AN people. A video with related resources, reports on maternal and child health, and links to resources for families are housed on the Native Generations project webpage.

Urban Diabetes Care and Outcomes Audit – In collaboration with the Indian Health Service, the UIHI participates in the analysis and reporting of diabetes data for urban programs collected through the IHS Diabetes Audit.

Urban Indian Colon and Rectal Education and Screening (CARES) – The CARES project promoted education, testing, and treatment of colorectal cancer for urban AI/ANs through the development of screening promotion materials, fact sheets, and other publications available free online.

Viral Hepatitis and STI Prevention Project – This project provided culturally appropriate viral hepatitis, HIV, and sexually transmitted infections (STI) resources and webinars for public health professionals serving urban AI/AN communities; all materials are available online.

The WEAVING Project – The ‘WEAVING Resources for Urban Indian Women’s Wellness’ (WEAVING) Project focused on increasing screening rates for breast and cervical cancer among AI/AN women in the 19 states where urban Indian health programs are located. Webinars, reports, fact sheets, recipes, maps, and communications are archived on the WEAVING project webpage.


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