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Center Convenes Global Summit on Indigenous Care


by Byron Dobson

Indigenous peoples across America and around the globe often struggle with diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and substance abuse.

Finding solutions for those health care issues requires closer interaction between those affected communities and health care professionals like nurses, who work on the frontlines daily.

Five months after it was established, Florida State University’s Center for Indigenous Nursing Research and Health Equity is convening a global conference to address those nagging health care concerns affecting Native Americans and indigenous peoples globally.

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