NIHB Updates

Recent Updates

July EPID Institute Recordings Now Available

The 2022 Emergency Preparedness and Infectious Disease Institute took place in Rapid City, SD on July 19 and 20, 2022. Recordings are now available via the YouTube Institute playlist with each recording corresponding to each presentation session. You may access the PowerPoint presentations and session evaluations by clicking here. Thank You for Attending Our Institute Recordings Now Available! THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING! NIHB’s 2022…

2022 Call for Tribal Infectious Disease Steering Committee Applications

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is accepting applications for up to six (6) Tribal Infectious Disease Planning and Response Steering Committee members to support the optimal health of all American Indian and Alaska Native peoples by developing recommendations for surveillance and prevention and control of infectious diseases. Steering Committee Objectives: Support the dissemination and uptake of guidance, guidelines, and best practices for the…

NIHB Project Firstline Steering Committee

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is accepting applications for Tribal infection control professionals interested in serving on the Tribal Infection Control (TIC) Steering Committee. The TIC Steering Committee will support NIHB’s Project Firstline collaborative by reviewing and advising on infection control materials developed by NIHB. The Steering Committee has an important role in developing and implementing infection control projects as they provide feedback…

2022 Infectious Disease Peer Learning Community Grant Now Open, Application Deadline, February 25, 2022

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is excited to announce we are accepting applications for our Infectious Disease Peer Learning Community Grant!   The grant will provide up to $15,000 to six Tribes and/or Tribal health organizations. Each awarded entity must use a community-tailored approach to create and facilitate peer learning communities to scale up and strengthen local preparedness for infectious disease outbreaks. This…

Application Now Open to Pilot A Tribal Tool to Aide COVID-19 Epidemiological Investigations, Application Deadline, Friday, February 25, 2022

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is accepting applications for a GIS Pilot Project designed to support Tribal environmental health programs carrying out surveillance, epidemiology, laboratory capacity, and other COVID-19 preparedness and response activities. Tribes, Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs), Tribal Health Departments, or Tribal environmental health programs awarded the grant will be required to pilot a prototype application that contains a set of geospatially…

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