RWJF is passionate about the responsibility it has to share information and foster understanding of the impact of past grantmaking—what works, what doesn’t and why.
July 17, 2013 | Program Results Report
United South and Eastern Tribes’ Tribal Epidemiology Center developed an Internet-based system for reporting community health that provides comparative population statistics to tribal health leaders who address public health concerns.
January 15, 2013 | Program Results Report
The Notah Begay III Foundation sponsored research, meetings, and interviews on the incidence, causes, and impact of obesity and type 2 diabetes among Native American youth in New Mexico, and how to address those challenges.
May 17, 2012 | Program Results Report
The membership organizations for local, state, and tribal health departments provided technical assistance and funding to health departments participating in the public health accreditation beta test.
December 12, 2011 | Program Results Report
Researchers at the Pew Hispanic Center and a multicultural research network managed by the University of California, Los Angeles, studied disparities in health and access to care in Latino and other minority populations.
March 15, 2011 | Program Results Report
The United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) and members of nine Indian youth councils designed and implemented Celebrate Fitness!, a youth-led program of activities aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles among Native Americans.
November 11, 2008 | Program Results Report
Researchers at the MedStar Research Institute created a software-based risk calculator to predict future vulnerability to cardiovascular disease.
September 10, 2007 | Program Results Report
Native Americans suffer disproportionately compared with other groups in the United States from diseases and death due to alcohol, drugs and substance abuse.
November 10, 2009 | Program Results Report
In November 2005, the Seattle Indian Health Board convened an Urban Indian Health Commission to study the health status and health care needs of urban Indians.
March 20, 2002 | Program Results Report
North Dakota L.I.N.C. enrolled a total of 101 students in the program, who were spread across 47,000 square miles.
February 19, 2005 | Program Results Report
Between 2002 and 2004, a project team at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Portland, Ore., researched tobacco-control issues among tribal communities and worked to encourage youth to become more involved in tobacco prevention efforts.