Webinars are intended to be an informational resource to support prevention, screening and treatment efforts for viral hepatitis, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). All webinars are free, open to the public and will be archived for future viewing. To sign up for e-mail updates join our mailing list.
Archived Webinars and Resources
Webinar 1: Accessing and Using Viral Hepatitis and STI Surveillance Data
June 20th, 2011: 11am-12pm Pacific Time
This webinar shared the latest information about the rates of Viral Hepatitis, HIV and other STIs in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities, and provided resources for urban Indian health organizations (UIHO) to access and use this information. Dr. Melanie Taylor, Medical Epidemiologist from CDC/IHS, presented the latest national data, discussed disparities in AI/AN rates relative to the general population and offered tips for accessing local data. UIHI project staff also shared information on upcoming webinars, online resources and other project activities.
October 13, 2011 – 1:00 pm Pacific Time
This webinar reviewed possible funding sources and opportunities for urban Indian health organizations (UIHO) interested in developing or expanding program efforts around viral hepatitis, HIV and STI prevention. Grant writing strategies were also discussed. This webinar provided UIHO with resources and information that can be used for both immediate and long-term program development efforts.
January 12th, 2012: 1pm Pacific Time
This webinar will share promising practices around Viral Hepatitis and STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection) prevention programs and services at UIHO. Guest panelists will include Candy Jackson of the NATIVE Project and Dr. Geoff Booth of the Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc. On this webinar, UIHI will also announce its newest health promotion materials around Viral Hepatitis, HIV and STI prevention. These materials have been developed by UIHI working with Native designers to produce contemporary health promotion messaging for an urban Native audience.