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From 2006-2020, the CDC Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity and the USBC co-hosted this series to bring together breastfeeding coalitions to share best practices and news and to network and collaborate on issues of national significance.

2007-10-09 Weaving Work Efforts Together to Improve the Health of the People
Topic: CDC-USBC Bi-Monthly Coalitions Webinar Archive
Owner: USBC Coalitions Staff
Date: 2015-03-19
Subtopic: 007

Weaving Work Efforts Together to Improve the Health of the People

Judith Thierry, D.O., M.P.H.
Maternal and Child Health Coordinator
Indian Health Service Rockville, Maryland 

Jean Charles-Azure, M.P.H., R.D
Principal Nutrition Consultant Headquarters
Indian Health Service Rockville, Maryland  


Cheryl Richardson, B.S., IBCLC, RLC
Nutrition and Breastfeeding Coordinator
Citizen Potawatomi Nation WIC Program Shawnee, Oklahoma 

For many Southwestern Indian Tribes, in the legend and creation mythologies, Spider Woman spread her silky web connecting to her people, sharing her wisdom and knowledge. Likewise the Indian Health Service and Indian Tribal Organizations have coordinated activities to strengthen their efforts to improve the health status of American Indian and Alaska Native people. 

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