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Tribal Epidemiology Centers: HHS Actions Needed to Enhance Data Access

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FAST FACTS – American Indians and Alaska Natives have worse health outcomes than the general U.S. population—such as a life expectancy that is 5.5 years shorter than the U.S. average. To provide public health support, Congress established tribal epidemiology centers and authorized their access to data collected by the Department of Health and Human Services.

March 4, 2022

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