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The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) is the premier 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 (AI/ANs) living in urban settings. + Overview

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    PRESS RELEASE: House Interior Appropriations Bill Advances to the Full...
    2019-05-16

    Yesterday, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2020 bill with the National Council of Urban Indian Health’s request of an increase for the urban Indian health line item to $81 million. The fiscal year 2020 bill draft from Chair Betty McCollum includes this increase of approximately $30 million for the urban Indian health line item from current funding levels and a $537 million increase to $6.3 billion for the Indian Health Service overall budget from fiscal year 2019.

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    NCUIH Technical Assistance and Research Center Presents at American Indian and...
    2019-05-16

    Albuquerque, NM (May 16, 2019) -  Today, Dr. Kimberly Fowler, Director, and Sebouh Kouyoumjian, Public Health Associate, from the National Council of Urban Indian Health's Technical Assistance and Research Center presented at the 2019 American Indian and Alaska Native National Behavioral Health Conference. The presentation titled, "National Council of Urban Indian Health - National Urban Indian Youth & Young Adult Advisory Council: Suicide & Substance Abuse & Misuse Prevention" was a part of the Behavioral Health Poster Session. The 2019 American Indian and Alaska Native National Behavioral Health Conference at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico is hosted by National Indian Health Board (NIHB).

    View a PDF of the poster here.

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    PRESS RELEASE: NCUIH Request of $81 Million for Urban Indian Health included in...
    2019-05-14

    The National Council of Urban Indian Health’s request of at least $81 million for the urban Indian health line item was included in the draft fiscal year 2020 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies funding bill released today by the House Appropriations Committee. The $37.3 billion spending package includes an approximately $30 million increase over current levels and $6.3 billion for the overall Indian Health Service budget (a $537 million increase). 

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    PRESS RELEASE: NCUIH Releases Preliminary Report on Impacts of Government...
    2019-04-30

    During the 2019 Washington Summit, NCUIH provided an update on findings of impacts from the government shutdown and published trackers for regulations and legislation online.

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