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Nominate Delegates to the Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity Tribal Advisory Committee by January 7, 2022

 

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Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity Tribal Advisory Committee Delegate Nominations. Deadline Extended! Open Until January 7, 2022.

Nominate Delegates to the Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity Tribal Advisory Committee by January 7, 2022

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) is extending the recruitment date of primary delegates for the Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity Tribal Advisory Committee (CIIHE TAC). On October 1, OMH published a notice in the Federal Register (86 FR 54462) inviting nominations of qualified candidates to serve as delegates for CIIHE TAC. A recent notice published in the Federal Register extends the deadline date for nomination submissions for the CIIHE TAC to January 7, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. EST.

The CIIHE TAC will play a role in helping to ensure OMH has Tribal input that is critical for the CIIHE’s success and effectiveness. Additionally, the CIIHE TAC will have 16 delegate positions, one from each of the 12 geographic areas served by the Indian Health Service and four national at-large member positions.

We strongly encourage tribal leaders or designated tribal representatives to submit their nomination letter(s) before the extended deadline of January 7, 2022. We also encourage you to share information within your networks CIIHE TAC nomination notice with your networks such as tribal advisory committees, groups, councils, and Tribal partners.

For more information about CIIHE TAC membership, including eligibility requirements, selection criteria, nomination procedures, and template letters, please visit the OMH American Indian/Alaska Native Population Profile page.

For questions about the nomination process for delegates, please contact:

For all other questions related to Tribal Affairs, please contact:


The Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity supports education, service and policy development, and research related to advancing sustainable solutions to address health disparities and advance health equity among American Indian/Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations. The CIIHE will also focus on building partnerships with tribal leaders and engaging indigenous communities and partners, as well as disseminating information on best practices and lessons learned to indigenous communities.

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