4248.0 Health Policy and Research in Indigenous Communities

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This session will discuss issues of health policy and research in Indigenous communities. Presentations in this session include discussion of successes of a tribally-based IRB, community control over healthcare, tribal sovereignty in determining healthcare approaches for oral health, Title V of the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act and tribal-state partnerships.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify at least three examples of policies, approaches or collaborations that support community control over healthcare or research practices. 2. Describe Title V of the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act and how it relates to the health of urban American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Tribal IRB
Deborah Morton, PhD, MA

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Organized by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)