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Welcome to the National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) website! NCUIH is a National 501(c)(3) organization devoted to the support and development of quality, accessible, and culturally-competent health services for American Indians and Alaska Natives living in urban settings.  + Overview

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    The Sacramento Native American Health Center achieves accreditation the...
    2016-09-20

    Sacramento, California –August 20,2016–The Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC) has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and in addition received Patient Centered Health Home (PCHH) Certification.

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    New Diabetes Prevention and Healthy Heart Toolkits Available
    2016-09-19

    New Diabetes Prevention and Healthy Heart Toolkits 
    by Ann Bullock, MD, Director, Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, Indian Health Service

    The IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention is pleased to announce the release of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians Diabetes Prevention and Healthy Heart Toolkits. The toolkits will help American Indian and Alaska Native communities implement local programs to prevent diabetes and reduce cardiovascular disease risk.

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    NATIVE VOICES: NATIVE PEOPLES CONCEPTS OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS EXHIBITION COMING...
    2016-09-14

    Fresno State’s Henry Madden Library Diversity Committee will host the traveling exhibition “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness” during normal library hours from Sept. 19 through Oct. 23. The free, public interactive exhibition will be on display in the Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery on the second floor (north wing) of the library.

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    NCUIH Receives Award to Support Urban Indian Health Programs
    2016-09-13

    WASHINGTON, DC —The Indian Health Service, Office of Urban Indian Health Programs (OUIHP) has awarded a cooperative agreement to the National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) for the Urban Indian Health Organization Program (OUIHP) through Education, Training, and Technical Assistance and Representation. This program will support 34 Urban Indian Health Organizations (UIHOs) to fulfill their missions to provide healthcare services to an estimated 80,000+ American Indian / Alaska Natives (AI/AN) in urban settings in 21 states and more than 100 counties across the country.

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