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National Indian Health Board Infectious Disease Learning Community Facilitation

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Indian Health Board
Feb 25, 2022

Audrianna Marzette


National Indian Health Board (NIHB) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are providing funding and technical assistance to develop a learning community to build tribal public health capacity to prevent and control infectious disease outbreaks.

Program objectives include:

  • Create and facilitate peer learning community networks for identified health professions in order to provide ongoing discussions and skills building
  • Support the prevention and control of current and future infectious disease outbreaks
  • Contribute to building tribal public health capacity to improve the prevention and control of the present COVID-19 outbreak and future outbreaks

Selected participants will host 5 webinars, meetings, discussions, and/or trainings to engage frontline personnel to discuss topics relevant to preventing and controlling emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and develop a listserv to facilitate communication among community members.


Eligible applicants are official tribal entities, defined as:

  • Federally recognized tribal governments
  • Tribal organizations
  • Inter-tribal consortia
  • Tribal healthcare facilities and health systems
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

NIHB will provide technical assistance and $15,000 in financial assistance to support the peer learning community.

Application process

Complete the application and submit by email to Audrianna Marzette.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Emergency preparedness and response · Health workforce education and training · Infectious diseases · Networking and collaboration · Public health

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