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Category: Health Training and Education


ANTHC is committed to developing its Alaska Native and American Indian workforce. At the same time, it’s important to employ staff who are interested in continuing their education, developing professionally and gaining leadership skills. Luckily, there are plenty of determined professionals in our Native community working to help achieve ANTHC’s vision that Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world. Two ANTHC staff members are amongst the most recent graduates from Alaska Pacific University’s (APU) Alaska Native Executive ...


The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is pleased to partner with the World Hepatitis Alliance to host the Second World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis, Aug. 8-9 in Anchorage at Alaska Pacific University. The conference will welcome Indigenous peoples and providers from across the globe to further the conversation on viral hepatitis in Indigenous communities. The event is led by Indigenous people and is designed for Indigenous peoples, clinicians, and those working in Indigenous health, including the Alaska Tribal ...


This Memorial Day weekend marks a time to remember military members who have died in service to the United States. Memorial Day also marks the unofficial start to summer and boating season. As the summer days grow longer, our Alaska Native people will spend more time on the water – whether it’s on boats or shores, fishing or for recreation. However, every year, water related accidents and fatalities affect our Native community. On average, 17 Alaska Native people drown each ...


The ANTHC Health Research Review Committee is pleased to announce the 5th Alaska Native Health Research Conference at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, Oct. 17-18. The conference provides a forum to share current health research projects within Alaska Native communities. The preconference workshop, which takes place Oct. 16, provides research ethics training, with a focus on research review across Alaska Tribal health organizations. Continuing Education credits pending.   Call for abstracts and sponsors is open. Please visit the conference ...


Each year, the Alaskan Plants as Food and Medicine symposium, hosted by ANTHC’s Health Promotion program, helps promote traditional plant knowledge, ethical harvesting and traditional ways of gathering and growing our own food. This is an important way to share our traditional knowledge; as the reliance upon imported foods has increased over recent generations and as educational dynamics have shifted, a gap in the knowledge, skills and practice related to Alaskan plants as food and medicine has widened. This year, ANTHC ...


To help achieve the vision that Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world, the Alaska Tribal Health System must also be healthy and progressive. The Consortium’s Board of Directors established a fund to offer 10 educational scholarships for $5,000 each to qualified Alaska Native and American Indian students who are interested in health care careers. ANTHC will accept applications until May 26, 2017 for the 2017-18 academic year. This scholarship may be used for tuition, books and ...

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