Indigenous Child Health - Strong Communities, Healthy Children

The purpose of this IHS cooperative agreement is to work closely with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and jointly sponsor the 5th International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health which will take place April 19-21, 2013 in Portland, Oregon.

This partnership will also include the Canadian

Pediatric Society and the First Nations Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada.

This meeting will bring together child health providers and researchers dedicated to working with AI/AN, First Nations, Inuit, and Metis children and families.

The purpose of the meeting is to better understand the social and health needs of indigenous children internationally and to provide the opportunity for indigenous researchers and health professionals to share their experiences and findings.

Best and promising community practices provide opportunities for multi-level engagements.

The overall goal is to improve quality, outcomes and access to health care services for indigenous children.
Related Programs

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

Department of Health and Human Services


Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: Indian Health Service

Estimated Funding: $100,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Full Funding Opportunity Announcement

Additional Information of Eligibility:
The purpose of this IHS cooperative agreement is to work closely with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and jointly sponsor the 5th International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health which will take place April 19-21, 2013 in Portland, Oregon.

The mission of the AAP is to attain optimal physical, mental and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

There are no other organizations in the United States (US) that have a mission focused on all aspects of child health, including the health of indigenous children.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.ihs.gov/dgm/documents/HHS-2013-IHS-HPDP-0001.pdf

Contact:
Paul GettysGrant Systems CoordinatorPhone 301-443-2114

Agency Email Description:
Grants Systems Support

Agency Email:
paul.gettys@ihs.gov

Date Posted:
2013-01-30

Application Due Date:
2013-03-01

Archive Date:
2013-03-31




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