Providing technical assistance to Great Plains Area tribes and programs in responding to methamphetamine and other illicit drugs, suicide, and domestic violence.
Generating and supporting the use of tribal public health data, supporting surveillance activities for monitoring the health status of AI/ANs in the Great Plains, and responding to outbreaks and emergent tribal public health concerns.
Providing technical assistance to Great Plains Area GHWIC programs in taking control of their health and wellness and reduce the burden of chronic disease and other health disparities.
Promoting and supporting quality, effective management, collaboration, and use of data to enhance community-level response to Diabetes in the Great Plains Area.
Utilizing evidence-based programming to promote youth empowerment, support community education and awareness, and prevent STIs and teen pregnancy.
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board provides key advocacy for its constituents in order for them to have access to the highest quality, most comprehensive and up-to-date health resources available in the areas of research, education, assistance, prevention and outreach.
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Founded in September 2003, GPTEC is a component of the GPTCHB and is one of 12 tribal epidemiology centers funded by the Indian Health Service’s Division of Epidemiology and Disease Prevention to assist in improving the health of American Indians and Alaska Natives.
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Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board
1770 Rand Road
Rapid City, SD 57702
Toll Free: 1.800.745.3466