CONTACT: Devero Yellow Earring FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHONE: 605-721-7420 EMAIL: [email protected] October 3, 2017 GREAT PLAINS TRIBAL CHAIRMEN’S HEALTH BOARD RECEIVES FUNDING FOR BREAST AND CERVICAL … Read More about GPTCHB Receives Funding for Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening
The Wall Street Journal has recently published two articles regarding the services and stories about Indian Heath Service. Here are links to view the articles: People Are Dying Here: Federal Hospitals Fail Tribes Families Speak Out: Stories of Indian Health Service Patients
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (GPTCHB) will host a board of directors meeting and groundbreaking ceremony at Orchard Meadows. The new building will be near 20,000 square feet and will house up to 75 GPTCHB health care educators and professionals. The board meeting will be held at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn on Thursday, … Read More about GPTCHB To Host Ground Breaking Ceremony
South Dakota Urban Indian Health is seeking a full time Executive Director (ED). The (ED) serves as the chief executive officer for the multi-site healthcare organization in South Dakota and reports directly to the Board of Directors. The ED has primary responsibility for organizational design and management, strategic planning, project development and documented policies and … Read More about South Dakota Urban Indian Health is seeking a full time Executive Director
The Navigator program consists of navigators in S.D. and navigators in N.D. who provide individuals with additional assistance in shopping for and enrolling in plans under the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Health Insurance Marketplace. What is the Health Insurance Marketplace, or Exchange? A Marketplace, or Exchange, is a “One-stop online shopping site” where individuals … Read More about The Navigator Program Can Help You!
Community Health Representatives (CHR) of the Great Plains Area, please join us for a free one-day training about Native Patient Navigation. Learn about innovative techniques and tools that can advance your understanding about cancer prevention, screening, and treatment. Learn to effectively communicate the benefits of screening to patients . More information will be coming, for … Read More about Patient Navigator Training
GPTCHB is proud to announce several internship opportunities that are now available for Spring and Summer 2017. The projects span a variety of key topics and Great Plains Area tribal priorities, including within maternal and child health, substance abuse, and infectious disease. For more information about the internship opportunities available and criteria, visit GPTCHB’s Internships page. … Read More about GPTCHB Internships Now Available – Apply Today!
History National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD) is a national mobilization effort designed to encourage Natives (American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians) across the United States and Territorial Areas to get educated, get tested, get involved in prevention and get treated for HIV and AIDS. NNHAAD was founded in 2007 by three collaborating agencies … Read More about National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
TSU and the National Indian Health Board coordinated a meeting of Tribal Leaders, Tribal Public Health Workgroup Members and Technical Advisors with CDC Director, Dr. Frieden on October 19th. The Tribal Leaders submitted a transition plan with identified strategic priorities for the agency in advance of the Presidential election. Subsequently the transition plan was submitted … Read More about Tribal Leaders Work with CDC on Transition Plan
GPTCHB is pleased to announce that the Sexually-Transmitted Infections and Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative (STITPPI) has been funded for another cycle to provide teen pregnancy and STI prevention education to youth within four new tribal communities. STITPPI had previously worked with three communities – the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, the Sac & Fox Tribe of … Read More about Continued Funding for STITPPI