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Improving the Health of Alaska Native People Through Use of a Policy Change Model and Capacity Building

Description
Examines efforts by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in 2014-2017 to promote health and wellness through policy, systems, and environmental strategies. Describes a model outlining steps for policy change, including engaging the community, building support, and assessing education and outreach needed for decision makers and the public.
Author(s)
Diane Redwood, Kristen Mitchell-Box, Erin Peterson, Ellen Provost
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 16
Date
05/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Community engagement and volunteerism · Health screening · Policy · Public health · Tobacco use · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention