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House Passes legislation to Establish the Nations first statewide Office of Equity to Reduce Systemic Disparities

January 20, 2020 OLYMPIA – Legislation (House Bill 1783) aimed at reducing systemic disparities within Washington state government passed off the House floor 56 to 41 on January 20, 2020. The bill would set up an Office of Equity within the Governor’s Office and would be tasked with helping state agencies identify practices that perpetuate […]


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Upcoming Compassionate Care Conference for Women with OUD and Washington Summit for Mental Health and Opioid Use Disorder

Two Upcoming Summits: Washington Summit for Mental Health and Opioid Use Disorder Swedish Medical Center is excited to host a statewide summit to bring together agencies and programs that are providing services to women with mental health and substance use disorders as well as their infants and families. This is a free CME event. WHEN: Jan. […]


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NPAIHB invites healthcare providers to join Trans & Gender Affirming Care ECHO

The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) invites healthcare providers to join our Trans & Gender Affirming Care ECHO. The 12 session virtual training curriculum will ensure registered providers have the resources they need to create affirming clinical environments and provide appropriate healthcare for Two-Spirit, trans, and genderqueer patients. The sessions will include continuing education […]


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WEAVE-NW Seeking Applicants from Federally Recognized Tribes in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Seeking to Implement Systems, Policy or Environmental (PSEs) Change Approaches to Address Health

WEAVE-NW is able to provide 5 subcontracts of up to $124,000 each to federally recognized Tribes in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington that are seeking to implement systems, policy or environment change (PSEs) approaches to address the following health areas: Obesity – Food Systems Change Obesity – Breastfeeding Promotion and Support Commercial tobacco use Type 2 diabetes Heart disease and […]


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AIHC October Newsletter Now Available!

Health Care Authority to End Requirement of State Intrusion on Tribal Land For years, the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) administered federal funds awarded to tribal governments for performing certain services under agreements referred to as “Consolidated Contracting with Tribes” (aka 7.01 Plans). Under these agreements, DSHS had authority to enter tribal land […]


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Puyallup Tribe institutes temporary ban on flavored vapor products

Link to article The Puyallup Tribal Council, the governing body of the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, on Oct. 11 instituted a 100-day ban on the sale of flavored vapor products. The temporary ban applies to both cannabis and nicotine flavored vapor products sold on the reservation. Tribal Council has directed Puyallup Tribal Cannabis Enterprise, which […]


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Registration Available NOW for 2019 Centennial Accord

  Draft agendas for the 30th Annual Centennial Accord: Pre-Meetings on November 6th Annual Meeting on November 7th   These agendas are subject to change up until the day of the meetings.  The Pre-Meeting work session agendas are still being drafted.  More updates to follow. If you have any questions or would like an issue topic added, […]


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