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

Health Promotion/Disease Prevention (HPDP)

Healthy Native Communities Fellowship

The Fellowship program is designed to build the capacity for effective and health promotion practices at the local level by increasing the knowledge, skills, and capacities of Tribal, IHS, and Urban Indian health workers and leaders. The program is an intense year-long opportunity that develops leaders who are catalysts for positive change and who have the skills needed to work with tribal communities to advance a new vision of population health.

To support community capacity, the Indian Health Service has continued to fund the Health Natives Communities Fellowship Program from 2005 through the present (2012). Since 2005, the Indian Health Service, through the HNCF, has united local Teams and over 280 Fellows across the nation. To learn more about the Healthy Natives Communities Fellowship Program click here.

The Healthy Native Communities Fellowship 2012 Class has been selected. Please see the following documents for more information:

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