National Institutes of Health announces Rapid-Response Tribal Consultation and Urban Confer Session to take place Thursday, May 28

The National Institutes of Health is inviting Tribal leaders and community members to participate in the upcoming “NIH Tribal Consultation on COVID-19 Research” on Thursday, May 28, 2020, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight time. This rapid-response Tribal Consultation and Urban Confer session will be held as a web-based meeting.  Please see the Dear Tribal Leader Letter announcement.

The Agency has developed a framing paper to explain more about the consultation session, and the research that is the topic of the consultation. View the agenda. They will provide a presentation during the consultation, and then would like to gather guidance from Tribal leaders on questions like:

  • What concerns need to be addressed to enable the participation of Tribal communities in COVID-19 research?
  • How should research results be returned to the communities?
  • What can the NIH do to assist Tribes in applying for funding or developing research partnerships?
  • What are the priorities of Tribal communities with respect to COVID-19 prevention, diagnosis, and treatment?

Thursday, May 28, 2020

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern

Live Videocast Link