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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Racial and ethnic groups

Tribalhealthcare.org
Provides training tools for community representatives and consumer-oriented education materials to assist American Indians and Alaska Natives in understanding their rights and opportunities under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA). Produced by the National Indian Health Outreach and Education Initiative.
Type: Website
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FastStats: Health of American Indian or Alaska Native Population
Contains health-related statistics for the American Indian or Alaska Native population. Statistics include: population, live births, health status, health risk factors, access to health care, mortality rates, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Intimate Partner Violence Health
Offers healthcare providers and advocates tools and resources to prepare a clinical practice to address domestic and sexual violence, including screening instruments, sample scripts for providers, and patient and provider education resources. Includes specific resources for American Indian and Alaska Native populations, LGBT, and primary care.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Futures Without Violence
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Keep it Sacred: National Native Network
Provides a forum for tribes and tribal organizations to obtain and disseminate evidence-based and culturally appropriate information in order to identify and eliminate health disparities related to commercial tobacco abuse.
Type: Website
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PubMed Search: Tribal Health in Rural Areas
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on the topic of tribal health in rural areas.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research
A professionally refereed scientific journal. Contains empirical research, program evaluations, case studies, unpublished dissertations, and other articles in the behavioral, social, and health sciences which relate to the mental health status of American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health
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Western Pacific Region: American Samoa
Provides demographic, political, and socioeconomic data as well as statistics on health trends, causes of morbidity, and risk factors for noncommunicable diseases.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office
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Border 2020: U.S.- Mexico Environmental Program
Identifies strategies to be taken in partnership among U.S. border tribes, federal, state, and 78 local governments in the U.S. and Mexico to protect the environment and public health in the U.S.-Mexico border region.
Additional links: En Español
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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American Indian/Alaska Native Profile
Presents statistics and data on American Indians and Alaska Natives throughout the United States. Includes demographics, education, economics, insurance coverage, and health. Includes data on specific health conditions.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
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Alaska Community Health Aide Program
Describes the Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) and the network of Community Health Aides/Practitioners from more than 170 rural Alaska villages. Provides information and resources for training, and completes assessments and referrals for community members in need of healthcare.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
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