Center for Indigenous Environmental Health Research

Type: 
Health
Organization: 
University of Arizona
Description: 

The Center for Indigenous Environmental Health Research (CIEHR) utilizes a community-based participatory research approach for all its projects. CIEHR partners with American Indian and Alaska Native communities to build capacity and evaluate the contribution of chemical and other environmental exposures to health inequities. The Center also supports efforts to address these threats by strengthening community resilience, increasing environmental health literacy, disseminating research findings, and informing program and policy development.

Category: 
public health, environmental health, research, health inequity, community resilience, policy development

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