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ICTMN Staff
6/9/16
As a way to increase the number of qualified Native American and Alaska Native nurses entering the health profession, the Caring for Our Own Program was founded at Montana State Un...
Frances Madeson
6/9/16
The closure of the Home for Women and Children, a domestic violence shelter in Shiprock, New Mexico, was foreseen months before the facility was shuttered for tax delinquency on Ma...
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Tanya H. Lee
6/6/16
Hepatitis C is raging through American Indian and Alaska Native communities, and the Indian Health Service does not have nearly enough funding to fight the disease, according to a ...
ICTMN Staff
6/1/16
Add Rapid City’s Sioux San Hospital to the list of Indian Health Service (IHS) hospitals threatened by the federal government with imminent closure and or critical loss of funding...
Roger Birdbear
5/21/16

The problems within the Indian Health Service (IHS) are well known. The Senate Special Committee on Indian Affairs held a hearing in February on the problems facing IHS, and have posted a video of the hearing, available on the Committee’s website....

Mark Fogarty
5/12/16
The federal Government Accountability Office has rapped the Indian Health Service for not setting national standards or overseeing waiting times at its facilities, meaning it canno...
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Tanya H. Lee
5/6/16
In 1985, a government report for the first time documented disparities in health and mortality between black and other minority groups in the U.S. and whites...
David Rooks
5/2/16
A lawsuit filed on behalf of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe last Thursday asks “the federal court to step in and exercise some control over the dysfunctional IHS (Indian Health Service) e...
Tanya H. Lee
4/25/16
Mary L. Smith, Cherokee, took over as principal deputy director of the Indian Health Service in March, succeeding Robert McSwain, North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians...

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