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Resources by Topic: Racial and ethnic groups

Arizona Cancer Registry Database
Identifies cancer incidence for Arizona, including breakdown options by county, type of cancer, race/ethnicity, age group, and year.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Department of Health Services
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Community Health Aide Program Expansion
Details the Indian Health Service's (IHS) Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) expansion. Discusses the dental, behavioral, and community health integration program's expansion to rural American Indian communities in the lower 48 states.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Indian Health Service - Opioid Use Disorder and Pain
Discusses the use of prescription opioids and outlines proper pain management for Indian Health Services (IHS) patients and providers. Features resources for providers and tribal communities in the areas of crisis data and response, medication assisted treatment (MAT) and Tele-MAT, a Naloxone training toolkit, prevention, maternal/child health, pain management, supplemental opioid funding for IHS facilities, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Cancer-Rates.info
Contains cancer incidence and mortality data for a number of states, with the option to view data by county, cancer type, gender, race and ethnicity, and in most cases, rural/urban geography.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: University of Kentucky
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Nourishing Native Foods & Health
Features several guides, assessments, and other resources on tribal food sovereignty. Explores the planning, development, and assessment of local food sources in tribal communities. Requires creation of a free login to download reports.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: First Nations Development Institute
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Strengthening Tribal & Community Institutions
Highlights several reports on grant seeking and philanthropy for American Indian and Alaska Native organizations. Features funding guidance and resources to support Native American institutions. Requires creation of a free login to download reports.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: First Nations Development Institute
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Pain Management
Details the Indian Health Service guidelines on pain management. Features information on chronic pain, patient assessment, opioids, and other factors pertaining to the treatment of pain.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Long-Term Services and Supports Technical Assistance Center
Presents information, resources, and guidance for American Indian and Alaska Native communities to plan, develop, and implement programs to care for their elderly and disabled members. Provides webinars, program examples, and planning guides for tribal leaders and community members.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Native Agriculture Research and Reports
Presents several reports on tribal food sovereignty. Discusses the development of local food sources to support the health, nutrition, and economy of tribal communities. Features national assessments and case studies of individual tribes. Requires creation of a free login to download reports.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: First Nations Development Institute
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Knowledge Center Library
Features 50,000 resources pertaining to the health and wellness of racial and ethnic minority population from the HHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center. Contains books, documents, journal articles, and media, as well as consumer health material in over 35 languages.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
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