Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives

To create healthier American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities by developing, implementing, and coordinating innovative and effective community and clinic-based interventions programs designed to promote health and prevent chronic disease and disability.

Examples of Funded Projects

(1) Diabetes Prevention, (2) Obesity Prevention, Youth and Children, (3) Alcohol Intervention for Youth, (4) Physical Activity, (5) Women's Health, (6) Tobacco Prevention, and (6) Strengthen Families.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

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