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Sexual assault and its consequences impact all communities. Check out our latest blog to learn about how everyone can take action to prevent sexual assault and help sexual assault survivors recover and be supported:
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IndianHealthService Apr 19
We invite you to join our IHS laboratory team. Apply now:
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IndianHealthService Apr 19
Diabetes experts from IHS were live yesterday on Native America Calling to discuss how new technologies are helping manage . Check it out here:
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IndianHealthService Apr 18
Today is National Transgender HIV Testing Day. women of color have disproportionately high prevalence and less access to culturally competent care. Find out more about the IHS National HIV Program here:
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IndianHealthService Apr 18
IHS joins the South Dakota Diabetes Coalition in recognizing Brandy Smith, a volunteer with South Dakota Urban Indian Health, for her work in helping those affected by or at risk for in South Dakota.
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IndianHealthService Apr 18
IHS Deputy Director for Field Operations, Rear Adm. Kevin Meeks discusses his family’s tribal history and his ongoing work at IHS. Check out the episode:
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IndianHealthService Apr 17
Office of Urban Indian Health Programs Acting Director Dr. Rose Weahkee joined and local partners at the Sioux City Healing Summit to discuss the impact of homelessness and addiction and how they affect the Native community
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IndianHealthService Apr 17
ATTN clinicians and medical providers: IHS clinical rounds webinar series highlights Awareness Month in this week’s webinar on improving adolescent centered care and promoting adolescent sexual health. For more info:
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IndianHealthService Apr 16
Sexual assault impacts all communities. More than half of American Indian and Alaska Native women and one in four American Indian and Alaska Native men have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime. Need support? Call RAINN, 1 800-656-HOPE.
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IndianHealthService Apr 16
Calling all family practice and emergency medicine physicians! There are positions available across . Check out for more information.
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IndianHealthService Apr 16
Congrats to Darrell LaRoche, the new director for the IHS Office of Clinical and Preventive Services. He will be the principal advisor for the allocation of clinical, preventive and public health programs throughout IHS. Get to know him here:
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IndianHealthService Apr 12
4-in-1 grants provide funding to urban Indian organizations to ensure the highest possible health status for urban Indians. For more information on the organizations that were awarded funding, visit:
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IndianHealthService Apr 11
What is sexual violence? According to the CDC, sexual violence is a sexual act without consent or when consent is not freely given. Need support? Call , 1 800-656-4673.
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IndianHealthService Apr 11
IHS Principal Deputy Director Michael D. Weahkee is in Arizona today at the speaking to students today about the social, environmental and behavioral factors that influence health.
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IndianHealthService Apr 10
Many have no symptoms. The only way you can be sure of your status is to Get Yourself Tested.
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IndianHealthService Apr 9
Join IHS, , , and to learn more about the national surveillance data for among American Indian and Alaska Native. Click here to register:
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IndianHealthService Apr 9
HAPPENING NOW: Rear Adm. Michael D. Weahkee and other IHS leaders are testifying on the 2020 proposed budget to the House Appropriation Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. Tune in here:
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IndianHealthService Apr 8
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to recognize everyone's part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families in our communities. Learn what you can do.
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IndianHealthService Apr 8
If you or someone you know has been affected by sexual violence, help is available. Call at 800.656.HOPE or visit .
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IndianHealthService Apr 5
Four IHS hospitals have recently had their Hospital designation renewed, indicating their ongoing commitment to promoting a healthy start for babies. Read more in the latest IHS Blog:
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