The project charter outlines the project objectives, assumptions, scope, milestones, and potential impacts. It also allows participants to identify the project coordinator and team members and briefly describes their roles and responsibilities.
This full report of Wisconsin tribal public health leaders’ exploration of service sharing between/among tribal health departments, local health departments and state health departments, as a strategy to increase capacity, efficiency and program effectiveness, identifies important areas of consideration.
This is a press release announcing the receipt of a two-year grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to explore how cross-jurisdictional sharing might help Marathon County Health Department, with 18 other local public health agencies, fulfill its mission of protecting and promoting the health of the community. It was developed by the Northwoods Shared […]
Effective cross-jurisdictional service sharing requires governmental public health departments to clearly define and understand their public health authority. This practice brief explores public health authority and the value of tribal-state cross-jurisdictional service sharing.
The purpose of this guide is to provide basic information for federal disaster responders and other service providers who may be deployed or otherwise assigned to provide or coordinate services in American Indian/Alaska Native communities. Available online: http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA08-4354/SMA08-4354.pdf
Observers have identified a strong need for states and tribes to coordinate responses to public health emergencies on Indian lands. This paper explores the need for such collaboration and the difficulties such cross-jurisdictional relationships face. Available online.
This poster presentation from the from the California Tribal Epidemiology Center at the California Rural Indian Health Board examined the types of emergencies relevant to tribal communities in California and the prevalence of cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) for emergency management (i.e., preparedness, mitigation, response, recovery) between California tribal and county governments. This study also explored whether […]
Staff from the California Rural Indian Health Board (CRIHB) interviewed representatives from the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the National Indian Health Board (NIHB), and each of the 12 Indian Health Service (IHS) Areas in order to gather information about knowledge of CJS arrangements between tribes and counties throughout the nation. Available online: https://crihb.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/CJSNationalPolicyMatrix.pdf
This ongoing study will examine cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) between tribal and county governments in emergency preparedness capacity building and response. Investigators from the California Rural Indian Health Board, Inc., and partners from California Conference of Local Health Officers, Inter-Tribal Long Term Recovery Foundation, California Department of Health Care Services, and Indian Health Program of the […]
This policy brief from the California Tribal Epidemiology Center at the California Rural Indian Health Board is intended for policymakers, tribal advisors and elected officials, multi-level offices of emergency services or homeland security, state departments of public health, and for the various emergency management and government associations, administrators, and related Native American agencies and their […]