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Category: Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation


Every year, nearly 1,700 babies are born at ANMC. The safety and health of every baby delivered at our hospital is important and we want to provide families who choose to deliver at ANMC with the best resources to ensure the well-being of their child. With help from a generous Rasmuson Foundation grant for ANMC’s Family Birthing Services, ANTHC’s Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation funded 1,700 HALO SleepSack Swaddle wearable blankets for the infants born here in one year. The HALO ...


The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium’s (ANTHC) charitable arm, will host the 10th annual Raven’s Ball on March 25 at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage. The Raven’s Ball is one of Alaska’s premier black tie celebrations and dynamic fundraising events. This year’s ball will continue a tradition of success that benefits the Foundation and its three key initiatives: improving medical care; strengthening wellness and prevention efforts; and promoting healthy village environments. A highlight of ...


This week, Rep. Lance Pruitt visited ANMC to honor Dr. Matthew Schnellbaecher with an official citation from the Alaska State Legislature. Dr. Schnellbaecher is the 2016 recipient of the Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation President’s Legacy & Leadership Award. This award recognizes a leader who has impacted the culture and performance of the Alaska Tribal Health System and made outstanding contributions towards ANTHC’s vision that Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world. Dr. Schnellbaecher is recognized as an ...


Our Alaska Native community is an important part of fulfilling our mission and vision at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, as equal partners in the care that we provide and champions of the Tribal values that ANTHC is known for. When the 202-room patient housing facility opens in January 2017, many individuals and organizational partners will be a part of the healing “home away from home” community through their generous financial support of patient housing benefits for guests. There ...


Each year, ANTHC’s Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation honors individuals for their dedication and outstanding contributions to the Alaska Tribal Health System and their communities with the Luminary Awards. Nominations for the Raven’s Ball Luminary Awards have been extended and are being accepted through close of business Friday, Nov. 11. Awardees will be honored at the 10th annual Raven’s Ball Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage. There are three Luminary Award categories: President’s Legacy & Leadership, ...


A cancer diagnosis impacts not only the individuals but entire family and support systems. When a loved one dies, there are few grief support resources available to families living in our rural communities. To address the need for grief support for young children aged 6 to 12, the ANTHC Cancer Program created a one-day grief camp called Camp Coho. Funded by ANTHC’s Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation, the Cancer Program offered the fifth annual Camp Coho on Saturday, Oct.1 in Anchorage. ...

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