Navajo Epidemiology Center
To assist in developing the Navajo Nation’s disease surveillance system and identifying the highest priority health status objectives based on epidemiologic data.
- Collection, analysis and interpretation of health data, and its application to public health practice honoring spiritual and cultural values.
- Study the risk of disease, and the development and application of methods to reduce risk.
- Integrate spiritual and cultural values into epidemiological methods.
To contribute to the wellness of the Navajo people by monitoring and reporting on health data, maintaining disease surveillance and providing technical assistance.
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