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Tribal Epidemiology Toolkit - Resources/Tools for Participatory Research

Toolkit Sections
Background and Introduction
Data Collection
Data Linkage
Data Sharing
Collaboration Examples
Communication Resources/Tools

Regardless of the specific health focus, creating a tribal advisory committee or including tribal members on existing committees or institutional review boards (IRBs) offer many benefits to public health researchers and practitioners. It assures the AIAN perspective is represented in research and health promotion activities targeting tribal communities, thereby increasing the relevance and impact of the work. It improves work with target populations. And it empowers tribal communities to take ownership of their own health improvement by participating in the design of surveys or interventions and providing input into formal documents and reports containing information on AIAN peoples.
Fortunately, participatory research is no longer a novel concept. Below is a list of several resources to assist the process.
This list of agency contacts includes potential partners for data-sharing in Indian Country.

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