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, at the Indian Health Board in June 2018. This session will be followed by a one-week (expenses paid) training in the fall of 2018. Fellows ...

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Mini-grant and Website Launch Announcement

native-cars-background-removed-website-logoPosting 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 Alaska Native children. Administered by the Northwest Portland Area ...

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Indian Country dying from a curable disease

oregonian-flag-full-size  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 seven months ago, but Indian Health Services and ...

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Native Dental Therapy Initiative

 

Unknown-1The 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 majority of American Indians and ...

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