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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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*updates* CDC website: Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use & Vaping

2019 Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarette Use, or Vaping National Vaping Associated Lung Injury Situation       On yesterday’s call, CDC provided an update on the national situation as of November 5, 2019.  This information is also updated on their website and will be updated each Thursday: 2,051 cases of lung injury associated with vaping (EVALI) […]


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Washington State Tribal and Urban Indian Healthcare Provider EHR Vendor Fair

Washington State Tribal and Urban Indian Healthcare Provider EHR Vendor Fair Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Muckleshoot Health and Wellness Center 8:30 am to 4:30 pm REGISTER NOW: www.surveymonkey.com/r/AIHC-EHRVendorFair2019  Target Participants: Tribal and UIHP Health Directors; Clinic Managers; Nurses, MAs, CHRs, Dental Staff, Behavioral Health/Medical/Dental Providers; Billing Staff; Quality Compliance Staff; Tribal Leaders; IT Staff; any […]


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Sheryl Pickering receives NWA Leadership Award

This morning Sheryl Pickering received the National WIC Association Leadership Award for her dedication to the infant formula rebate contract work. Sheryl’s work on this essential contract benefits 22 states and 200,000 infants. Sheryl’s nomination received support from WIC directors across the country. I couldn’t be more proud of her. Thank you, Sheryl, for all you […]


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Electronic Health Records Workshop

Washington State Tribal and Urban Indian Health Program Electronic Health Records Workshop AIHC Objectives and Agenda: Electronic Health Records Workshop 5-8-19 Register now! Wed, May 8, 2019 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT Objective: Bring together leaders and staff from the Washington State Tribes and UIHPs to: Learn from each other about experiences with different Electronic […]


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