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 prevention and control of the present and future infectious disease outbreaks
- Assist with the development of guidance, tools, and a series of best practices that can be used by Tribal health and public health professionals in their local response to the outbreak
The committee provides education, training, and guidance to Tribal health and public health professionals to strengthen Tribes and Tribal organizations’ capacity to address outbreaks and input in developing, adapting, and reviewing video and print materials to improve the prevention and control of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. Committee members receive a $1,500 stipend for their time and service on the committee.
The application deadline is Friday, March 25, 2022, at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. For more information, contact Audrianna Marzette, Public Health Program Coordinator, at [email protected].
Who Should Apply?
Tribal physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, school nurses, pharmacists, health educators, medical and nursing students, and other health care providers (or other public health professionals with responsibilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic), training and capacity building assistance professionals, and health systems experts.
This activity is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $300,000 with 100 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.