“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.”
Curing Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a chronic infection that can cause liver damage and liver cancer. About 20,000 persons die from HCV each year. Hepatitis C is a preventable and curable disease. Learn how our IHS, Tribal and Urban Indian (I/T/U) primary care clinics are proving that hepatitis c is treatable in our own communities, by our own providers.
2020 Food Sovereignty Project
$1000-$3000 Implementation Funds
The NW Portland Area Indian Health Board’s Food Sovereignty Project is able to provide between $1,000 – $3,000 to federally recognized Tribes in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington seeking to implement food sovereignty/systems projects and activities to increase food access, food security and sustainability in their communities.
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Apply now for the 2020 Tribal Researchers’ Cancer Control Fellowship Program.
Download the 2020 TRCCFP Application Fill-in Doc (docx)
Download the 2020 TRCCFP Application (PDF)
Who can apply:
American Indian/Alaska Native Students in the Biomedical and Social Sciences
To apply, submit:
- Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB)
- A cover letter describing your project
- Name and contact information of your local mentor
- Letter of recommendation from your academic mentor
Ashley Thomas, MPH
NW Native American Research Center for Health
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
2121 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97201
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Oregon Tribes dental health aide therapy pilot project in the news.
Health News & Notes January 2020
The Marketplace Offers Continued “Sponsorship” Opportunities
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Tribal Digest Publication Issue 223
Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country
TRIBAL RESOURCE DIGEST
Indigenous Pink Day 2019
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.