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News stories from the past 60 days.

Aug 12, 2022 - Announces grant funding awarded to the Rosebud Sioux Tribe in South Dakota and the Ak-Chin Indian Community in Arizona to develop and improve the health program management capacity through the Tribal Management Grant Program. Describes the goal of the funding program to support tribal management of health programs in order to assume all or part of existing Indian Health Service (IHS) programs in those communities.
Source: Indian Health Service
Aug 11, 2022 - Announces the development of a new American Indian Health AHEC Regional Center in Arizona, which will focus exclusively on American Indian healthcare and its workforce. Describes the need for workforce development in the state and the planned programming of the center.
Source: The University of Arizona Health Sciences
Jul 4, 2022 - Reports on the recognition of the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as the first tribal nation program to be accredited to submit federal VA benefits claims. Discusses healthcare access challenges for Navajo veterans who can now seek care on Navajo lands.
Source: KJZZ

Last Updated: 8/15/2022