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Community Health Workers for Covid Response and Resilient Communities (CCR) CDC-RFA-DP21-2109

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CDC will host an Informational Conference call for this funding opportunity on March 31, 2021 from 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Eastern Time.

Conference Number: 800-369-3192
Participant Code: 5479788
Link to join via computer: https://adobeconnect.cdc.gov/r0er4qejjemc/

Opening date: March 25, 2021
Closing date: May 24, 2021

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Questions?
Email: nccdphp_chw@cdc.gov.

39th Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Training

All 2021 Epi Biostat Summer Institute Courses Will Be Offered Online

The Graduate Summer Institute offers short, intensive courses in epidemiology and biostatistics intended to develop an understanding of the principles, methodologic strategies and practical aspects of epidemiological research.

Register for one or more courses. You may take courses for either professional development, to enhance your current skills, or for academic credit if you are interested in applying the course work towards a degree program.

The Summer Institute has been in existence since 1983, and has trained thousands of students from the U.S. and around the world. Institute participants include students, clinicians, public health practitioners, physicians in training and those considering a career in public health.

June 14 – July 2, 2021

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NIHB Announces 3 Funding Opportunities for Dental Therapy in Indian Country

Grant Opportunities

The National Indian Health Board is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for three funding opportunities related to dental therapy in Indian Country. These announcements are part of NIHB’s Tribal Oral Health Initiative.

Completed applications should be submitted to Brett Weber at bweber@nihb.org and should reference the grant code in the subject line.

Tribal Colleges and Universities Implementation Activities or Feasibility Study for Dental Therapy Training Programs

Grant code: DHAT 1- TCU
Funding amount: $15,000

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is offering a funding opportunity for Tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) to implement projects to develop stronger and more reliant oral health care in Indian Country. The subawards will support projects to implement activities that support training and educational opportunities for dental therapy students, or to undertake a feasibility study to explore what is needed to begin a dental therapy training program at the TCU.

The NIHB will provide up to 2 subawards to 2 different TCUs. The project period will run for six months, from September 1, 2020 to February 28, 2020.

Applications due: 11:59 PM EDT on Monday, July 20, 2020.

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Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Health Aide Therapy

Grant code: DHAT 2- IMPL
Funding amount: $25,000

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is offering a funding opportunity for AI/AN Tribes and Tribal organizations to support the implementation of state dental therapy laws in Tribal settings. The subawards will be used to implement dental therapy in Tribal communities in states that have a legal mechanisms for dental therapists to practice within the Indian health system.

The NIHB will provide up to 3 subawards to Tribes and/or Tribal organizations. The project period will fun for six months, from September 1, 2020 to February 28, 2021.

Applications are due at 11:59 PM EDT on Monday, July 20, 2020.

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Tribes and Tribal Organizations Education and Outreach Programs for Dental Health Aide Therapy

Grant code: DHAT 3- EDU_OUT
Funding amount: $25,000

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is offering a funding opportunity for AI/AN Tribes and Tribal organizations to strengthen efforts and launch new targeted efforts to enhance federal, state, and Tribal policies supportive of dental therapy with the Indian health system.

The NIHB will provide up to 3 subawards to Tribes and/or Tribal organizations. The project period will run for six months, from September 1, 2020 to February 28, 2021.

Applications are due by 11:59 PM EDT on Monday, July 20, 2020.

Apply here!

For any questions, please contact Brett Weber, NIHB’s Public Health Policy and Programs Manager, at BWeber@nihb.org.

Call for Native people to reject Johnson & Johnson vaccine alarming

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Indian Country Today

Indian Country Today – Joint op-ed in response to Dr. Bruce Davidson’s op-ed, ‘Native communities should avoid the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for now’

AASTEC, Kevin English, DrPH, Director Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center
Abigail Echo-Hawk, Director Urban Indian Health Institute
Nick Hill, MPH, Director Data Coordinating Unit & Lead Epidemiologist, Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center
United South and Eastern Tribes Tribal Epidemiology Center
German Gonzalez, M.D., M.P.H., FACE. Director Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Epidemiology Center – Medical Epidemiologist, Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council INC.
Victoria Warren-Mears, PhD, RDN, Director Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center
Inter Tribal Council of Arizona Tribal Epidemiology Center
March 12, 2021

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Indian Highway Safety Law Enforcement Grants

Grant Opportunities

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Office ofJustice Services (OJS), Indian Highway Safety Program (IHSP) solicits proposals for implementing traffic safety programs and projects which are designated to reduce the number of traffic crashes, deaths, injuries and property damage within these populations. Indian Highway Safety Grants are reimbursable grants available to federally recognized tribes.

Applications Due: May 3, 2021

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