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Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Health Promotion/Disease Prevention (HPDP)


  • Advancing the Healthy People 2010 Objectives Through Community-Based Education: A Curriculum Planning Guide Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    This is an essential resource for teaching health promotion and disease prevention at all levels of health professional education. The 250-page guide centers around eight planning units that are supported by background readings, case studies, worksheets, handouts, resources and reflection questions. Examples from service-learning, problem-based learning and community-oriented primary care are provided throughout. To order, visit the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving website.
  • Healthfinder Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    The Healthfinder web site allows you to link to information specific for American Indian Alaska Native populations.
  • National Indian Youth Leadership Project (NIYLP) Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    The National Indian Youth Leadership Project (NIYLP) has one of the top prevention programs serving Native American youth.
  • National Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    Improving chronic care is an initiative from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
  • Partnership for Prevention Website Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    The new Partnership for Prevention website is updated, easier to navigate, and includes more useful disease prevention and health promotion information and tools for policymakers, employers, researchers, and members of the media. All the information and documents previously included on are still available and new resources and publications have been added as well, as follows: (a) web-based reports for 23 preventive services and 19 states are available. These highlight the key elements from state requirements on clinical preventive services; and, (b) two new active aging publications, "From the Field: Four Communities Implement Active Aging Programs" and "Program Evaluation: Measuring the Impact of Active Aging Programs," are available.
  • Planning and Evaluation
    Funds IHS Research and Evaluation Projects, coordinates IHS Strategic Planning, Health Facilities Staffing and GPRA Activities in support of the overall mission of the IHS.
  • Prevention Report Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    Web based prevention report that has a different focus each quarter.
  • The Community Guide Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    The Guide to Community Preventive Services website is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. Systematic reviews are used to answer these questions: Which program and policy interventions have been proven effective? Are there effective interventions that are right for my community? What might effective interventions cost; what is the likely return on investment?
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