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  • Advancing the Healthy People 2010 Objectives Through Community-Based Education: A Curriculum Planning Guide Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    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 www.ihs.gov website.
  • Healthfinder Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    The Healthfinder web site allows you to link to information specific for American Indian Alaska Native populations.
  • HealthierUS.gov Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    Americans say they generally know what will make them healthier, but they are confused about what specific information is credible and accurate. HealthierUS.gov will be that source of credible, accurate information to help Americans choose to live healthier lives. Great link to other resources and information.
  • National Indian Youth Leadership Project (NIYLP) Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    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 www.ihs.gov
    Improving chronic care is an initiative from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
  • Partnership for Prevention Website Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    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 www.prevent.org 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 www.ihs.gov
    Web based prevention report that has a different focus each quarter.
  • Office of Justice Programs Information Technology Initiatives Website Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    This recently updated Website offers the latest news on justice information sharing initiatives and related projects.
  • The Community Guide Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    The Community Guide, developed under the guidance of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services, (the Task Force), makes recommendations regarding public health interventions to reduce illness, disability, premature death, and environmental hazards that impair community health and quality of life.
  • University of Oklahoma Health Promotion Programs Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    Health Promotion Programs (HPP) was established to meet the growing needs in health promotion and wellness for Native American and First Nations people. Annually, HPP conducts the largest native wellness conferences in North America, including the Wellness & Native Men, Wellness & Women, and Wellness & Spirituality Conferences.
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