Grant Program: HIV/AIDS Health Promotion and Education Program, FY 2007
Organization Name: National Indian Women's Health Resource Center
Organization Address: 228 South Muskogee Avenue, Tahlequah, OK 74464
Phone Number: (918) 456-6094
Fax Number: (918) 456-8128
Title of Project: HIV/AIDS Health Promotion & Education Program
Project Director: Carol Young
Description of Organization:
The National Indian Women’s Health Resource Center is a national nonprofit organization whose vision is "American Indian and Alaska women living in balance within the sacred circle of life." NIWHRC serves as a focal point for resources and dissemination of women’s health information. NIWHRC promotes women’s health related research, the use of traditional healing in conjunction with western medicine and provides IHS and other health agencies with input on policy formation that impact the health status of Indian women.
Description of project:
The National Indian Women's Health Resource Center is partnering with the Little Hoop Tribal College located in Spirit Lake North Dakota and Northeastern State University. These institutions serve the highest Indian student enrollment of any four-year university in the United States. The project will develop a Native Peer Educator training curriculum, which will build coalitions and promote education and prevention awareness surrounding HIV/AIDS for Native American college students.of color.
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