American Indian Public Health Disparities: Regional Differences in Health

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Date Developed: February 21, 2013. Source: Empire State Public Health Training Center and University at Albany School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Donald K. Warne, MD, PhD. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.


This broadcast addresses a number of relevant topics surrounding public health disparities and American Indian populations. Specifically, this broadcast includes a brief review of current American Indian Health Policies and a discussion of disparities that exist in health resources for American Indians. Dr. Warne reviews key health disparities that exist among and between American Indian populations as well as regional differences in health. Finally, Dr. Warne presents policy and program strategies intended to reduce the existing disparities.

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