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American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo 2017

"Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health"
Saturday, November 4-Wednesday, November 8

The American Public Health Association's large annual meeting will take place Saturday, November 4 through Wednesday, November 8 in Atlanta, GA. This year's theme is climate change and there are numerous sessions and poster presentations about a variety of climate-health topics.

Some sessions are focused on American Indian/Alaska Native communities and issues. For example, presentations include:

Learn more about the meeting or register to attend HERE

Tribal Environmental Health Forum - Indigenous Environmental Stewards: Bridging Tribal Communities to Healthy Futures

Thursday, October 19-Friday, October 20, 2017

The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environmental Justice is sponsoring a Tribal Environmental Health Forum to "address environmental health issues, to share successful resolution of community issues and to build capacity to respond to long-term and immediate environmental impacts on human health and our environment." The website describes the forum as open to Tribal members, Tribal environmental and health professionals, educators and university professionals, and students. The meeting will be used to explore and create action plans related to Tribal environmental health. The summit will be held in Chandler, Arizona. Fees for late registration (through 10/13) cost $45 and on-site registration is $55. Financial assistance may be available for people with limited funds.

To learn more or register, click HERE









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NIHB Contact:

Carolyn Angus-Hornbuckle, JD
Director of Public Health Policy and Programs

National Indian Health Board
910 Pennsylvania Ave, SE
Phone: 202-507-4089
Washington, DC 20003
[email protected]


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