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The American Lung Association Acknowledges the Work of the American Indian Health Commission Tribal and Urban Indian Health Immunization Coalition and its partnership to build COVID-19 Confidence and Commercial Tobacco Prevention to address Lung Disease

The American Lung Association Acknowledges the Work of the American Indian Health Commission Tribal and Urban Indian Health Immunization Coalition and its partnership to build COVID-19 Confidence and Commercial Tobacco Prevention to address Lung Disease  https://www.lung.org/about-us/diversity-inclusion/native-american-heritage-month The American Indian Health Commission | Washington State American Indian Health Commission (AIHC) for Washington State acknowledges the historical and cultural context of the barriers to vaccination and […]


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Deadline Approaching: Request for Proposals for AHEAD in WIC Mini-Grants

The National WIC Association (NWA) is excited to announce the call for applications for the Advancing Health Equity to Achieve Diversity and Inclusion (AHEAD) in WIC mini-grants. This initiative aims to systematically build capacity within the WIC community to incorporate a health equity framework into WIC research, policy, and practice. During this phase of the […]


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Protecting Future Generations from High Health Risks of Commercial Tobacco Use and E-Cigarettes, including associated Risk linked to Coronavirus Disease 19

AIHC Pulling Together for Wellness Commercial Tobacco Prevention and Health Promotion Work Protecting Future Generations from High Health Risks of Commercial Tobacco Use and E-Cigarettes; including associated Risk linked to Coronavirus Disease 19 by Jan Ward Olmstead Comprehensive program support is needed to develop sustainable, Tribal and community-driven, culturally specific, and trauma-informed commercial tobacco prevention […]


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A Major Win for Moms and Families: Governor Inslee signs the Medicaid Postpartum Extension Bill

by Cindy Gamble Giving birth and caring for a brand new, totally dependent human being while figuring out baby cues and researching parenting strategies is hard work. Many new moms need support in their new roles of “the most important person in the world” and “the milk train”. Although making babies can be quite easy, […]


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Inslee names Karen A. Johnson, PhD, director of new state Office of Equity

Gov. Jay Inslee today named Karen A. Johnson, PhD, director of the newly created state Office of Equity. The Office of Equity, established by the Legislature, was signed into law by Inslee in April of 2020. The office will work with agencies to increase access to equitable opportunities in order to bridge opportunity gaps and […]


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