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“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.
View Legislative & Policy Updates
- September 20, 2022: Chief Lynn Malerba, Mohegan Tribe is sworn in as first Native American U.S. Treasurer this week.
- September, 14, 2022: IHS Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) FY 2023 Grant Application Now Open
- August 30, 2022: DOJ and DOI Listening Sessions on Castro-Huerta on Sep. 26 & 27, 2022 at 12 PM Pacific
- August 18, 2022: NIHB and NCAI Seeking Tribal Testimony on Advance Appropriations.
- August 11, 2022: IHS Announces New Portland Area Director, CAPT Marcus Martinez.
- July 27, 2022: HHS Extends Public Health Emergency to Oct. 13, 2022
- July 13, 2022: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting to Consider Roselyn Tso
- June 29, 2022: HHS Launches New Maternal Mental Health Hotline
- June 16, 2022: Secretary Becerra Invokes Defense Production Act to Address Infant Formula Shortage
- May 26, 2022: FDA and CDC Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Pfizer Boosters for 5-11 Year Olds.
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The TCHP Project supports tribal innovation and leadership by facilitating projects that allow our communities to thrive in the way our ancestors intended. Our projects promote tribal self-governance and tribal sovereignty by removing barriers and nurturing the voice of the next generation of AI/AN leadership. Our project is expanding the tribal community health provider programs in the Portland Area by designing and implementing TCHP education programs for CHA/P, BHA/P, and DHA/T, championing initiatives to expand health care workforce, amplifying tribal leadership in health care, supporting tribal traditional practices, and establishing infrastructure to support TCHP programs like an Area CHAP Certification Board, and the Oregon DHAT pilot project.
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Loved Here, Save Here: Promoting Youth-Friendly and Non-Stigmatizing Sexual Health MessagingThe campaign materials – Loved Here, Safe Here were designed in collaboration with AI/AN LGBTQ and Two Spirit community members and can be posted, printed, or shared with your networks. Read more HERE. And visit our social marketing campaign page to download the campaign materials.
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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.
Administering health research and projects serving Northwest Tribes since 1997.
We offer use of premium training space free of charge to Member Tribes and related organizations.