“Our mission is to eliminate health disparities and improve the quality of life of American Indians and Alaska Natives by supporting Northwest Tribes in their delivery of culturally appropriate, high quality healthcare.”

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HEALTHY NATIVE YOUTH

HealthyNativeYouth.org is a one-stop-shop for educators and health advocates who want to expand learning opportunities for AI/AN youth. The site contains curricula and training tools needed to access and deliver effective, age-appropriate sexual health programs.

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IN THE NEWS

Oregon Tribes dental health aide therapy pilot project approved by State.

Health News & Notes August 2016

A Quarterly Publication of the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

ISSUES IMPACTING TRIBAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

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Developing Strong Partnerships to preserve Tribal Interests

Made up of all forty-three federally recognized tribes in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, NPAIHB advocates tribal sovereignty through government-to-government relations. We develop relationships with state offices and other agencies dealing with health matters to assure that tribal interests are taken into account as health policy is formulated.

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The Epicenter

Administering health research and projects serving Northwest Tribes since 1997.

Learning Center

We offer use of premium training space free of charge to Member Tribes and related organizations.

  • The Northwest tribes have faced difficult questions and issues, and have consistently put health improvement above all else. We have a bright future and a great team to continue our work.–Joe Finkbonner (Lummi), Executive Director

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Projects & Programs

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