Listening Session (Online): Eliminating Hepatitis C and HIV in Indian Country: A Focus on Urban Indian Health in Youth and Elders (February 24, 2020)

Listening Session: Eliminating Hepatitis C and HIV in Indian Country: A Focus on Urban Indian Health of Youth and Elders

February 24, 2020

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Agenda

2:00 PM Welcome - Francys Crevier, Executive Director, NCUIH
2:15 PM Update from Indian Health Service on HIV/HCV Prevention and Treatment - Rose Weahkee, Acting Director, Office of Urban IndianHealth, IHS and Rick Haverkate, National HIV/AIDS & Hep C ProgramDirector, IHS
2:35 PM Overview of Current Status of HIV/HCV Prevention and Treatment for Elders and Youth - Moderators: Kimberly Fowler, Director of Technical Assistance and Research Center and Julia Dreyer, Director of Federal Relations, NCUIH
2:45 PM Youth Overview & Perspective - Benjamin Sandecki, NCUIH Youth Council Member
2:50 PM Elder Overview & Support - Collette Adamsen, Executive Director, National Resource Center on Native American Aging- UND
3:00 PM Housing Policy Overview as a Co-Occurring Issue - Lindsay Knotts, Policy Director, United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH)
3:10 PM Dialogue - Moderators: Kimberly Fowler, Director of Technical Assistance and Research Center and Julia Dreyer, Director of Federal Relations, NCUIH

The National Council of Urban Indian Health will provide a forum and a platform for the Urban Indian Health Programs across the United States to express their community’s circumstances, needs, perspective and interests before the Indian Health Service corresponding officials diligently working to support the Eliminating Hepatitis C and HIV in Indian Country Initiative.

By TARC, posted on Wednesday January 8, 2020