Health Promotion and Prevention Department

Health Promotion and Prevention  Department

The Health Promotion Programs (HPP) provide funding, training, technical assistance and/or resources to Great Plains Area tribes and tribal entities to reduce the prevalence of obesity, commercial tobacco use, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in their communities. 

Disease Prevention Programs (DPP) invoke action, initiatives, and activities to reduce risk factors and strengthen protective factors.

What We Do  

The Health Promotion Department’s focus is health education/promotion and disease prevention. The department’s goals are to reduce health disparities through outreach, education, prevention, and capacity-building. 

The department emphasizes health promotion through its various programs and aims to eliminate health disparities through outreach, education, prevention, detection, and capacity building.

Programs

Health Promotion Programs

  • Diabetes Prevention Project - CAPPA Health Contract
  • Great Plains Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country

Disease Prevention Programs 

  • Great Plans Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program / Honor Every Woman 
  • IHS Cancer Support Leadership Training 
  • National Native Network
  • Better Choices, Better Health 
  • Living Well With Serious Illness
  • Approaches to COVID-19 Testing Project (ACT)
  • Stand Up 2 Cancer (SU2C) Community Collaboration to Advance Racial/Ethnic Equity in Colorectal Cancer Screening (CARES) 

Contact Information  

  • Tinka Duran – Director (Disease Prevention Programs) 
  • Nichole Cottier – Director (Health Promotion Programs)

Published in: Health Promotion and Prevention Department

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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

Flandreau Sioux

Flandreau Sioux

Lower Brule Sioux

Lower Brule Sioux

Crow Creek Sioux Tribe

Crow Creek Sioux Tribe

Oglala Sioux Tribe

Oglala Sioux Tribe

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate

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Yankton Sioux

Yankton Sioux

Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Meskwaki Nation

Meskwaki Nation

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa

Trenton Indian Service Area

Trenton Indian Service Area

Santee sioux nation

Santee sioux nation

Standing Rock Sioux

Standing Rock Sioux

Mandan Hidatsa Arikara Nation

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Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska

Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska

Spirit Lake Tribe

Spirit Lake Tribe

Omaha Nations

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