Webinar - Obesity Prevention: Using Multiple Approaches to Support Wellness

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan's National Native Network, in conjunction with the Indian Health Service Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country. Title: Obesity Prevention: Using Multiple Approaches to Support Wellness


Captain Heidi Blanch, PhD
Chief, Obesity Prevention and Control Branch Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health, CDC

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Examine the prevalence of obesity and overweight and how it contributes to the high rates of chronic conditions and diseases among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
  2. Identify risk factors that contribute to overweight and obesity.
  3. Collaborate through multiple sectors to implement effective strategies to address overweight and obesity.

Target Audience:

Nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.

Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DP13-1314 Consortium of National Networks to Impact Populations Experiencing Tobacco-Related and Cancer Health Disparities. Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm