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  • public health
  • However, ourSpecial Articles 17 efforts are amplified a thousand times over by the personal involvement and commitment of the Surgeon General of the US Public Health Service to theAssociate Recruiting Program 19 nation's oral health. (slideshare.net)
  • We have had the good fortune toThe USPHS Dental Newsletter is published 3-4 be part of your public health priority areas: prevention, preparedness, healthtimes annually, and is distributed electronically literacy and health disparities. (slideshare.net)
  • prevention
  • When you step up to the podium and highlight the criticalUpcoming Events 23 role of oral health, there is a fresh and revitalized visibility and importance givenEditor CAPT Stephen P. Torna to oral health and to dentistry's role in overall health promotion and diseaseEditor CAPT Suzanne Saville prevention. (slideshare.net)
  • populations
  • To describe reported studies of the impact on HbA1C levels, diabetes-related hospitalisations, and other primary care health endpoints of initiatives aimed at improving the management of diabetes in Indigenous adult populations of Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. (springer.com)
  • This is the case in Australia, NZ, Canada and the US, all high income OECD countries [ 2 ] with well-established primary health care (PHC) systems, that for Indigenous populations are largely publicly funded. (springer.com)
  • This has had devastating and lasting effects, that present in the current health disparities experienced by these Indigenous populations. (springer.com)
  • The VA and IHS are the only agencies that provide direct, federally-funded healthcare to specific populations and both agencies provide the services pursuant to longstanding federal policies," said Representative Don Young. (votesmart.org)
  • So far the studies have yielded no evidence that an ALDH2 variant, which has shown protective effects in other populations, is found in either American Indians or Alaska Natives. (nih.gov)
  • Committee
  • Prior to serving as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Board and the District V trustee, he was chair of the Council on Clinical Affairs, the District V representative to the AAPD Political Action Committee, and the Louisiana state leader for the AAPD Head Start Dental Home Oral Health Initiative. (aapd.org)
  • As chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, I once toured a school near an Indian reservation where I encountered a teacher who told me that when she asked a young Indian student what she wanted for Christmas, she said she wanted the electricity turned on in her house so she could study at night. (battleforwhiteclay.org)
  • 1985
  • Recreational boating fatalities--Ohio, 1983-1986 -- Update: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in a patient receiving a cadaveric dura mater graft -- Potential increased demand for lead testing as a result of recent HUD regulations -- Tuberculosis among Asians/Pacific Islanders--United States, 1985 -- Table I. Summary-cases specified notifiable diseases, United States -- Table II. (cdc.gov)
  • 2018
  • Four healthcare IT leaders-Ann O'Brien, R.N., Judy Murphy, R.N., Jessica Kahn and Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono-have been named as the 2018 awardees of HIMSS' Most Influential Women in Health IT. (healthcare-informatics.com)
  • Headquarters
  • IHS headquarters oversees 12 area offices that cover 161 service units in 35 states. (unt.edu)
  • Annually, OPEL identifies the high-priority health care and health management issues and concerns through the submission of headquarters and area office proposals for assessment or evaluation. (hhs.gov)
  • diabetes
  • Inclusion criteria were a clearly described primary care intervention, model of care or service, delivered to Indigenous adults with type 2 diabetes reporting a program impact on at least one quantitative diabetes-related health outcome, and where results were reported separately for Indigenous persons. (springer.com)
  • Three levels of primary care initiatives were identified: 1) addition of a single service component to the existing service, 2) system-level improvement processes to enhance the quality of diabetes care, 3) change in primary health funding to support better access to care. (springer.com)
  • Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is a chronic health condition that affects a significant and growing proportion of the global population. (springer.com)
  • This poverty is often accompanied by a range of social problems -injuries and violence, depression, substance abuse, inadequate health care and prenatal health care, unhealthy or insufficient diets, and high rates of diabetes - that can greatly affect the ability and desire to pursue education. (blogspot.com)
  • program
  • To the first Americans : the annual report on the Indian health program of the U.S. Public Health Service. (viaf.org)
  • In addition to the NAIHS, the Navajo health care system includes an urban health program in Flagstaff, Arizona, the Navajo Department of Health (NDOH), and five Tribal health care corporations. (ihs.gov)
  • Health Program Evaluations --Collect and analyze information useful for assisting IHS officials in determining the need for improving existing programs or creating new programs to address health needs. (hhs.gov)
  • The grant, written by Holli Witherington of the Brandon Whitten Institute, was awarded to ECU in the fall of 2015 and is part of a national program sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). (ecok.edu)
  • A new master's program at East Central University, unlike any in the state, is primed to have long-lasting effects for not only the student, but the general population. (ecok.edu)
  • ECU's unique M.S. in water policy resources and management program is designed to support the need for advanced understanding of the growing complexity of water issues that face communities in the state, nation and globally. (ecok.edu)
  • Davis is a graduate of the Environmental Health Science program at ECU. (ecok.edu)
  • A student loan repayment program (IHSLRP) for health care provider training was implemented under IHS supervision. (dynamicchiropractic.com)
  • The Cherokee Choices program includes three main components: elementary school mentoring, worksite wellness for adults, and church-based health promotion. (cdc.gov)
  • indigenous health
  • The International Group for Indigenous Health Measurement is an expert international working group in the field of indigenous health. (aihw.gov.au)
  • The next annual Mount Sinai Global Health Conference will showcase a range of indigenous health issues… register today and join other students, physicians, academics, activitists, and community members to learn more about the critical health issues facing indigenous groups both here in the United States and across the globe. (battleforwhiteclay.org)
  • southwestern
  • Using censored data analysis and mapping techniques we analyzed the joint geospatial distribution of arsenic and uranium in unregulated water sources throughout the Navajo Nation, where over 500 abandoned uranium mine sites are located in the rural southwestern United States. (springer.com)
  • This article explores to what extent the presence of certain variants of alcohol-metabolizing enzymes may, or may not, account for the high rates of alcohol use and AUDs in a select group of Indians residing in southwestern California (Mission Indians), for whom high rates of alcohol dependence have been reported (i.e., up to 72 percent for men and 53 percent for women) (Ehlers et al. (nih.gov)
  • In May 1993, an unusual cluster of deaths occurred in the southwestern United States. (medscape.com)
  • Fiscal
  • In the last 15 years, there has been only one time where IHS received its funding before the fiscal year, making it virtually impossible for IHS and Tribal health administrators to plan," said National Indian Health Board Chairperson Cathy Abramson. (votesmart.org)
  • sterilization
  • Finally, affirmative steps were taken - specifically the commissioning of the General Accounting Office - to investigate the affair and to determine if the complaints of Indian women were true - that they were undergoing sterilization as a means of birth control, without consent. (blogspot.com)
  • South America
  • As it turned out, his destiny reached far beyond: from the wilds of Montana to New York City to San Francisco to South America and back to the United States. (jhu.edu)
  • Retrospective analyses indicate that HPS has been present in North America since as early as 1959, and Hantavirus infections have now been reported in at least 32 states in the United States, as well as in Canada and South America. (medscape.com)
  • Prevention
  • Injury prevention programs in tribal communities require special attention to the sovereignty of tribal governments and the unique cultural aspects of health care and communication. (aappublications.org)
  • A subcoalition has been formed to expand the worksite wellness component and link prevention efforts to health care cost reduction. (cdc.gov)
  • H1N1
  • During October 5--November 20, a total of 46.2 million doses of H1N1 vaccines (11.3 million LAMV and 34.9 million MIV doses) and 98.9 million doses of seasonal influenza vaccines were distributed to U.S states and territories. (cdc.gov)
  • chronic
  • Indirect AAF estimates are calculated from pooled risk estimates obtained from meta-analyses of mostly chronic conditions, examining the relationship between various alcohol-related health outcomes (e.g., liver cancer) and the population-based prevalence of alcohol use at consumption levels (i.e., low, medium, or high). (cdc.gov)
  • In 2013, chronic liver disease was the fifth leading cause of death for all American Indians/Alaska Natives. (cnay.org)
  • analyses
  • Policy Analysis --Conduct analyses when a change in the IHS health service delivery system must be considered, when issues emerge in an area where no policy currently exists, or when current policies are perceived as inappropriate or ineffective. (hhs.gov)
  • Dentist
  • One permanent full-time Dentist in the Dental Department at the Whiteriver Service Unit in Whiteriver, Arizona. (gijobs.com)
  • The Incumbent will serve as staff Dentist responsible for examining, diagnosing, and treating commonly encountered dental diseases and dental health problems. (gijobs.com)
  • deaths
  • The study findings indicate a large variation in the number of deaths reported from 1986 to 1988 across IHS area offices and extensive variation in the number of deaths reported in the matched IHS-National Death Index data across States of occurrence. (hhs.gov)
  • Recommendations include replicating the study using data on deaths occurring since 1988, using the adjustment factors developed in the study, and working with States to decrease inconsistent race reporting. (hhs.gov)
  • Native American
  • I donated $1 million of unused campaign funds to create the Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute, because our country has left a trail of broken promises to American Indians. (battleforwhiteclay.org)
  • Wazí Aháŋhaŋ Oyáŋke ), also called Pine Ridge Agency , is an Oglala Lakota Native American reservation located in the U.S. state of South Dakota . (wikipedia.org)
  • California
  • EIP has covered approximately 45 million residents in 10 specifically defined catchment areas of the United States (the states of Connecticut, Maryland, Minnesota, New Mexico, and Tennessee, the state of New York excluding Manhattan, and selected metropolitan counties in California, Colorado, Georgia, and Oregon). (cdc.gov)
  • allele, however, was found in a small proportion of a group of Southwest California Indians and had a protective effect against alcoholism in that population. (nih.gov)
  • allele was found in a similar proportion of Southwest California Indians and also was associated with a protective effect. (nih.gov)