Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
32 percent (2019)

Target:
36.7 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
32 percent of tribal health organizations had incorporated Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into developing training plans by 2019

Increase the proportion of tribal public health agencies that use Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals in continuing education for personnel

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement

Summary

Having a strong, diverse, and capable public health workforce requires ongoing training. The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals are a nationally developed set of key skills for people working in public health. Strengthening these skills — and using them to guide continuing education efforts — can help tribal health organizations make sure their workforce is effectively prepared to address public health priorities.