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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
- October 28, 2021: Nation to Nation Dialogue on COVID-19 (HHS)
- October 12, 2021: Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the U.S. Act
- September 30, 2021: Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Tribal Consultation(s) on Tribal Consultation Policy and Office of Head Start (OHS).
- September 22, 2021: HRSA Announces 60 Day Grace Period for Provider Relief Funds (PRF).
- September 15, 2021: Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Tribal Consultation on FY 2023 President’s Budget
- September 8, 2021: IHS announced tribal consultation on the multi-year feasibility for designation of the state of Arizona as a Purchased/Referred Care Delivery Area (PRCDA)
- September 1, 2021: HHS Announces Plan for Booster Shots for all US Adults 8 Months after their Second Dose of Pfizer and Moderna
- August 25, 2021: CDC Issues Eviction Moratorium Order in Areas of Substantial and High Transmission of COVID- 19
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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2021 Food Sovereignty Project
Request for Applications
$1000-$3000 Implementation Funds
Through the Native American Agriculture Fund, the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) is able to support the Food Sovereignty Project and the NW Tribal Food Sovereignty Coalition.
The 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.
To submit your completed application or for additional information please contact:
Nora Frank-Buckner, MPH
Food Sovereignty Project Manager
Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center, NPAIHB
Phone: (c) 541-274-0046
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.