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Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity

COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force Final Report

The HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) supports the Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity (CIIHE) to advance sustainable solutions to address health disparities and advance health equity among American Indian and Alaska Native (Al/AN) and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) populations.

Key activities: Research, education, service, and policy to promote Indigenous health equity, including:

  • Partnering with Indigenous leaders, Al/AN and NHPI communities, and academic institutions.
  • Identifying and disseminating culturally and linguistically appropriate, evidence-based, and/or practice-based interventions for Indigenous populations.
  • Providing education and training to support community capacity-building.

The CIIHE functions as a single initiative, coordinated by OMH, through cooperative agreements with Oklahoma State University Exit Disclaimer and the University of Hawai'i Exit Disclaimer.

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