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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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    Turquoise Tuesday Brings Awareness to High Rates of Cervical Cancer among...
    2017-01-18

    Turquoise Tuesday brings awareness to high rates of cervical cancer among American Indian women. 

    Help American Indian Cancer Foundation help raise the awareness. How to do this? It is easy to join in!

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    SAMHSA Announces a $6.4 million Native Connections Grant for Tribes and Urban...
    2017-01-11

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), and the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) are accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2017 Cooperative Agreements for Tribal Behavioral Health (Short Title: Native Connections). The purpose of this program is to prevent and reduce suicidal behavior and substance use, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) young people up to and including age 24.

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    REPOST: New Analysis: Uninsured rate for Americans with pre-existing conditions...
    2017-01-06
    Without ACA protections, more than half of non-elderly Americans could face discrimination in health care

    Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law, millions of Americans no longer face coverage denials, higher costs, or coverage carve outs because of their medical histories. A new analysis from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides a first look at what happened to uninsured rates for Americans with pre-existing health conditions when the ACA’s major insurance market reforms took effect in 2014. It finds that, between 2010 and 2014, the share of Americans with pre-existing conditions who went without health insurance all year fell by 22 percent, meaning 3.6 million fewer people with pre-existing conditions went uninsured.

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    THE URBAN INTER-TRIBAL CENTER OF TEXAS APPOINTS NEW CEO
    2017-01-06

    The Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas (UITCT)
    Press Release 
    CEO ANNOUNCEMENT 
    For Immediate Release -January 5, 2017

    January 5, 2017, Dallas, TX: Effective December 12, 2016 -The Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas (UITCT) Board of Trustees is proud to announce that Angela Young has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas. She will succeed Dr. Rodney Stapp who passed away suddenly last January. Ms. Young brings more than 27 years of nonprofit management and 14 years healthcare management experience to UITCT with strengths in strategic leadership, business development, grants management, physician relationships and project management. Her depth of knowledge in healthcare and the employment needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives, executive leadership skills and focus on providing quality services will support the mission and vision of UITCT. 

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