Resources and Tools

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) has released the Healthy Native Families: Preventing Violence At All Ages bulletin.  This bulletin is the first time that data on domestic and sexual violence affecting Alaska Native people of all ages is brought together in one place.  Beginning with pregnancy, this bulletin takes us through the major stages of life, sharing the consequences of violence, how many people are affected, and Alaska-specific resources.

To read the full bulletin and other related resources, visit the ANTHC website’s Health Native Families page: http://bit.ly/XZPg5l

The National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center and Montana State University’s Center for Native Health Partnerships have produced a new resource: Walk Sofltly and Listen Carefully: Building Research Relationships with Tribal Communities.  This new resource was developed with insights from those involved with tribal research in Montana and elsewhere.

Increasingly, tribal leaders acknowledge that research is a key tool of tribal sovereignty in providing data and information to guide community planning, cross-community coordination, and program and policy development.  Efforts to address longstanding issues, such as health disparities for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN), have increasingly used partnership research approaches.  This document seeks to strengthen these partnerships by providing insight about how culture, sovereignty, and experience matter in research with Native communities.

You may download a copy of the report/resource here: http://bit.ly/T7SC0b

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH), has created the 52 Weeks for Women’s Health application as a guide for women interested in learning more about their health anytime and anywhere.

The app, available on the Android and IOS platforms, lists 52 alphabetical health topics, one for each week of the year. The application aims to promote healthy lifestyles by offering practical strategies for women to use each day.  The app also includesother features.

To learn more and to download the app, click here:  http://1.usa.gov/OFniYr

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