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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

As the nation's medical research agency, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.LMIC.ihs.gov contributes to advancing Native health by:

  • Identifying factors influencing health and health disparities in the US population;
  • Evaluating promising strategies for prevention and treatment in real-world settings and diverse populations;
  • Harnessing technology and tools to advance prevention and treatment;
  • Seeking expert input on research gaps;
  • Training the next generation of scientists; and
  • Fostering collaborations to maximize translation and dissemination.

Similar to our Federal Partners in Let's Move! in Indian Country, the following webpage highlights selected funding announcements that were identified as relevant to Native health research and childhood obesity research, along with NIH supported research and resources that have potential to advance efforts striving to raise the next generation of healthy Native children and adolescents.

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