Alaska Native Tribal Health gets grant

Anchorage, Alaska (AP) 11-08

The American Cancer Society is giving a $627,000 grant to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.

The money will support a program called “Developing Arts-based Cancer Education with Alaska Native People.”

The money will be used to lower cancer rates for Alaska Natives.

The consortium is developing the arts-based educational tools for Alaska Native care providers and people in their communities. Officials say it is their hope it will be help people understand more about cancer and encourage them to get screenings.

 

 

 

 

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