Tribal Researchers’ Cancer Control Fellowship Program

The NW NARCH program, in collaboration with the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board and the OHSU Prevention Research Center, is seeking applications from qualified tribal health researchers to attend a new cancer control research training program. Successful applicants will attend a two-week (expenses paid) training, offered in conjunction with the Summer Research Training Institute, […]

Mini-grant and Website Launch Announcement

Posting Date: November 10, 2016 Funding Activity: Child Passenger Safety Intervention Activity Funding Funding Purpose: The overall goal is to support existing or create new child passenger safety efforts in tribal communities. Application Deadline: December 12th, 2016   Dear Sir or Madam: Motor vehicle injuries are the leading cause of death among Native American and […]

Indian Country dying from a curable disease

  Jessica Leston, HIV/STI/HCV Clinical Programs Director for the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board was a guest columnist in the Oregonian on October 11, 2016. She writes about one of the many health inequities experienced by American Indian and Alaska Native people and calls for action, “Veterans Affairs received total access to hepatitis C medication […]

Native Dental Therapy Initiative

  The mission of the Native Dental Therapy Initiative is to connect tribal communities with innovative approaches to address AI/AN oral health disparities, to remove barriers impeding the creation of efficient, high quality, modern dental teams and to provide opportunities for AI/AN people to become oral health providers. According to the IHS 2014 Oral Health Survey, the […]