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Tribal Health Equity

NIHB’s Tribal Health Equity Summit will be held virtually on August 16. This summit will convene leaders and stakeholders in Tribal health equity to build a path forward for health equity in Indian Country. Building on the discussions of drivers of health inequities from the May 13 Inter-Tribal World Café on Health Equity, this summit will examine important questions about how to advance health equity in a meaningful way. The summit will include discussion around the appropriate role of federal government agencies in supporting Tribal health equity, with a special focus on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.


National Tribal Health Equity Summit
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
12pm-6pm ET
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Agenda in Brief

Time Topic
12:00-12:40 PM Welcome & Opening Remarks from NIHB & Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
12:40-1:05 PM First Keynote: Tribal Perspectives on Health Equity – Dr. Malia Villegas
1:05-1:30 PM Second Keynote: Tribal Health Equity and the Question of Race – Dr. Bryan Brayboy
1:30-2:00 PM Moderated Discussion: Crafting a Tribal Definition of Health Equity
2:00-2:20 PM Audience Engagement/ Break
2:20-3:40 PM Panel Discussion: How Medicare & Medicaid policy can support Tribal social determinants of health to achieve health equity
3:40-4:05 PM Audience Engagement/ Break
4:05-4:25 PM Breakout sessions: CMS Policy Recommendations
4:25-5:45 PM Panel Discussion: Improving data to better measure AI/AN health equity
5:45-6:00 PM Closing Session & Adjourn

 


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Inter-Tribal World Café on Health Equity

This special session of the 2022 National Tribal Public Health Summit provided a forum for Tribal leaders and members to come together and discuss what health equity means from a Tribal perspective and how centering Indigenous knowledge and Indigenous identity is the path to achieving health equity. Using a World Café format, attendees participated in several rounds of facilitated small group discussions about key questions surrounding health equity in Indian Country.

 


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Inter-Tribal World Café on Health Equity Findings




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