Multistate Assessment of Public Health Surveillance Relevant to American Indians and Alaska Natives, 2007

Resource Summary

This article focuses on the need to strengthen relationships among the multiple jurisdictions involved in the health of American Indians and Alaska Native populations. It reports the results of an online survey of state epidemiologists assessing collaboration between state health departments and AI/AN Tribes and agencies. The report’s findings align with previous work indicating that Tribal, federal, and state stakeholders believe that surveillance of AI/AN population health is both critical and currently suboptimal.