Best practices in American Indian & Alaska Native public health


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Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs)
Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs)

This report was written to illuminate the situation, response and impact of Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs) to improve American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) public health surveillance data availability and data quality. The TECs were established in 1996 to address unique circumstances affecting AI/AN health data deficiencies and gaps as a foundation for improving health policy and expenditure decisions on the local, state and national levels.