“Our mission is to eliminate health disparities and improve the quality of life of American Indians and Alaska Natives by supporting Northwest Tribes in their delivery of culturally appropriate, high quality healthcare.”


Health Data Literacy & Applications for Tribal Health Workshop


NPAIHB is excited to present the Health Data Literacy & Applications for Tribal Health Workshop! This training provides an excellent opportunity to gain (or refresh) skills in finding, understanding, presenting and applying health data.
WHEN:   October 10-11, 2018
WHERE:  Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center
46314 Ti’mine Way
Pendleton, OR 97801
WHO:  This will be a very practical skill building session for grant writers, data analysts, health professionals, tribal leaders, policy makers and students.
WHAT:  The workshop will cover:

  • Health statistics 101
  • Where to find public health data for AI/AN communities
  • Best practices for presenting data effectively
  • How to get started with collecting and mapping data using Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) software.
  • Putting data to use for community development and health programs

COST:  Free!  There is no registration fee for this workshop, and travel scholarships are available for those who are members of or working with NW Tribes (apply during registration).
Please register online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HDLOCT2018 by September 26th.
Travel scholarships are limited, so register as soon as you can!
Questions? Contact Sujata Joshi at sjoshi@npaihb.org or 503-416-3261

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