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The ANTHC HIV/STD Prevention program is partnering with the University of Washington STD Prevention Training Center and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to host the “Prevent, Treat, Educate Conference: Working Together to Reduce HIV, STDs, Viral Hepatitis and TB in Alaska” in Anchorage, May 8-10. Registration is now open at www.pte-conference.eventbrite.com. The conference invites public health professionals and health care providers to learn how to best reach, treat and educate those at greatest risk for HIV and STDs, ...


Alaska health care providers looking for local continuing education options are now able to participate in the education options offered by the Alaska Federal Health Care Partnership (AFHCP). Featuring guest speakers from across Alaska and the U.S., the AFHCP quarterly offerings are a convenient way for all physicians and health care providers to gain valuable and timely knowledge to improve patient care throughout our state. ANTHC is a member of the Alaska Federal Health Care Partnership network, which means all ...


The ANMC Auxiliary is now accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors graduating in 2017. The scholarship application is available in the ANMC Craft Shop, Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or you may request an application by calling the ANMC Volunteer Services Office at (907) 729-1120. Students may also have access to the applications through their school’s guidance counselor offices. Completed scholarship applications are due April 7. Since its inception in 1984, 318 Alaska Native high ...


ANTHC staff with the Alaska Native Epidemiology Center participated in and provided technical assistance at a multi-day gathering Jan. 17-19 in Bethel. This event was sponsored by the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation’s Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative project, Calricaraq. This homegrown program funded by the Indian Health Service aims to stimulate discussion and reflection on trauma, specifically substance abuse, suicide and violence. It draws on the wisdom of Elders, Yup’ik values, and stories of overcoming trauma from staff, Elders and other ...


On Thursday, Feb. 23, Alaska children are invited to participate in PLAAY Day, which kicks off with Alaska’s first simultaneous student physical activity event. Schools and other youth organizations are invited to participate from 10 to 10:30 a.m. in a synchronized exercise routine that will be broadcast from ANTHC’s Anchorage office. For more information, visit http://plaay.org/plaay-day/. ANTHC is also supporting the PLAAY (Positive Leadership for Active Alaskan Youth) Summit Feb. 24-25 in Anchorage. This conference is a tremendous opportunity for ...


ANTHC partners with a variety of educational programs to bring the best professionals into our Tribal health system. In 2016, ANTHC and our Tribal health partners welcomed two physicians from the University of Washington Global and Rural Health Fellowship, a new program designed to provide clinical training and education in traditionally underserved health care systems. ANTHC’s partnership for this new program with the University of Washington (UW) began in 2015. Recognizing that physicians in internal medicine or emergency medicine rarely ...

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