NIH American Indian / Alaska Native Health Communications and Information Work Group

NIH American Indian / Alaska Native Health Communications and Information Work Group

November 21, 2013

About the Trans-NIH AI/AN Health Communications & Information Work Group

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Formed in late 2005, the Work Group provides a forum for health education and communications staff from across NIH to share strategies and learn effective approaches to developing and disseminating health information designed for American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

In partnership with the Indian Health Service (IHS), the Work Group conducts outreach to 1,600 Community Health Representatives nationwide through a quarterly mailing of NIH health information. Read more...

Past Workshops

Healing Our Community through Narrative: The Power of Storytelling

(November 14, 2013)

Native American Elders: Fostering Interagency Collaborations to Support Effective Outreach

(December 17, 2012)

Reaching Out to Urban Indians: Best Practices in Communications and Partnerships Workshop

(November 16, 2011)

Creating Connections: Building Partnerships Between IHS and NIH

(November 8, 2010)

Creating Collaborations: Partnering with Community Health Representatives for Health Research and Education

(May 12, 2009)

A Joint Meeting of the Diabetes Mellitus Interagency Coordinating Committee (DMICC) and the NIH American Indian/Alaska Native Health Communications Work Group: American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Federal Programs

(June 29, 2007)

The NIH American Indian / Alaska Native Health Communications Work Group "Cultural Competency Strategies for Indigenous Health... A Dakota Perspective"

(November 1, 2006)

Reports and Resources

Outreach