Registration Available NOW
2019 Centennial Accord
Nov. 6 & 7 at Little Creek Resort

SAVE THE DATE!
Legislative Day 2020
January 14 (Training January 13)

"HISTORICAL TRAUMA
HAS NOT CEASED,”

“Generational clarity is not just understanding
the historical trauma in the lives of
individuals and communities.

It is also understanding the strengths and
values that the communities have..."
Stephen Kutz,
Chair of American Indian Health Commission

The Washington Indian Health
Care Improvement Act (HB 5415)

signed by Governor Inslee on Tuesday May 7th!

The American Indian Health Commission
(AIHC) for Washington State

is a Tribally-driven non-profit organization with a mission of improving health
outcomes for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) through a health
policy focus at the Washington State level. AIHC works on behalf of the 29
federally-recognized Indian Tribes and two Urban Indian Health Organizations
(UIHOs) in the state.

WELCOME TO

THE AIHC!

WELCOME TO

THE AIHC!

WELCOME TO
THE AIHC!

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Learn About Our Upcoming Events

 

November 12, 2019
  • Tribal Opioid Response Workgroup | November 12, 2019  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    See more details

    To attend via webinar:
    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6704717850377139203 
     
    The Tribal Opioid Response Workgroup will meet for up to 2 hours every other month beginning in January 2019 and ending in September 2019. The purpose of the workgroup is to: 
    • Assess gaps and resources for the spectrum of opioid use disorders affecting American 
    Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) individuals and tribal communities in Washington State; 
    • Develop goals and objectives for the Statewide Opioid Response Plan; and 
    • Develop recommendations for tribal programs to align their opioid response efforts with the statewide efforts as provided in the Statewide Opioid Response Plan. 
    We would very much appreciate having tribal representatives on this workgroup. Please email Lucilla Mendoza at lucilla.mendoza@hca.wa.gov if your tribe or Indian Health Program would like to designate a representative to participate in the workgroup.

November 20, 2019
  • Tribal Evaluation and Treatment Facility Workgroup | November 20, 2019  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    See more details

    Tribal Evaluation and Treatment Facility
    Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
    https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/315124685
    You can also dial in using your phone.
    United States: +1 (312) 757-3121
    Access Code: 315-124-685

December 10, 2019
  • Tribal Opioid Response Workgroup | December 10, 2019  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    See more details

    To attend via webinar:
    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6704717850377139203 
     
    The Tribal Opioid Response Workgroup will meet for up to 2 hours every other month beginning in January 2019 and ending in September 2019. The purpose of the workgroup is to: 
    • Assess gaps and resources for the spectrum of opioid use disorders affecting American 
    Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) individuals and tribal communities in Washington State; 
    • Develop goals and objectives for the Statewide Opioid Response Plan; and 
    • Develop recommendations for tribal programs to align their opioid response efforts with the statewide efforts as provided in the Statewide Opioid Response Plan. 
    We would very much appreciate having tribal representatives on this workgroup. Please email Lucilla Mendoza at lucilla.mendoza@hca.wa.gov if your tribe or Indian Health Program would like to designate a representative to participate in the workgroup.

December 11, 2019
  • Tribal Foundational Public Health Services Summit | December 11, 2019  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    See more details

    AIHC is convening a Tribal FPHS Summit begin the work to understand and define Tribal FPHS and developing model Tribal FPHS codes as a template for Tribes to adopt or update codes. We will look at Washington State and Oregon Tribal definitions and plan for regional meetings plus technical assistance to Tribes adopting or updating Tribal Public Health Codes.

 

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