Health Organizations

Indian Health Service (IHS)

An agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service is responsible for providing federal health services to Native Americans across the United States.

Main Website: https://www.ihs.gov/

Find Health Care

An interactive map which provides a list of tribal health programs.

https://www.ihs.gov/findhealthcare/?CFID=68237919&CFTOKEN=50278943

Clinical Resources

IHS provides an array of resources to healthcare providers to assist Native Americans and their specific health concerns.

https://www.ihs.gov/forproviders/clinicalresources/

National Indian Health Board

Based in Washington, D.C., NIHB advocates for policies benefitting the health care opportunities of Native American peoples.

https://www.nihb.org/

 American Indian and Alaska Native Health

This website offers a wide array of resources and information to educate and inform communities regarding health and wellness.

https://americanindianhealth.nlm.nih.gov/

Native American Research Centers for Health

This government organization works to partner tribal communities with biomedical researchers to better serve health concerns.

https://www.nigms.nih.gov/Research/CRCB/NARCH/Pages/default.aspx

Mesothelioma.net

Native Americans have a long history of service in the U.S. military. Unfortunately, about 30% of all mesothelioma cases are diagnosed in military veterans. This website offers treatment and financial assistance to mesothelioma patients and their families.

https://mesothelioma.net/mesothelioma/

California Consortium for Indian Health

This statewide organization works to increase public awareness of health concerns. They also monitor legislation and public policy to ensure Indians are included in healthcare initiatives.

http://ccuih.org/services/

National Native American AIDS Prevention Center

This organization works to eliminate AIDS and Hepatitis C from Native communities via community engagement, lectures, research, and workshops.

http://www.nnaapc-hcv.org/staff

Q'wemtsin Health Society 

This Society offers holistic health services to Native Americans. They additionally offer home and community care, addiction counseling, and prenatal assistance.

http://qwemtsin.org/

California Rural Indian Health Board (CRIHB)

A network of Tribal Health Programs committed to improving the overall health of Native American communities across California. They perform this through advocacy, providing resources and technical assistance.

https://crihb.org/

Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center 

This organization addresses a variety of issues covering health, education, land and water rights, and economic development.

http://www.nativeshop.org/

 

Association of American Indian Physicians

AAIP aims to increase the number of Native American medical practitioners and improve the overall health of the community at-large.

https://www.aaip.org/

National Center for Health Statistics

This site offers statistics regarding the health of the overall Native American population.

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/american-indian-health.htm

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

The mission of this organization, run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is to condense health disparities and conduct research to improve the health of Native Americans and others.

https://www.nimhd.nih.gov/about/

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