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ANTHC and Alaska Pacific University (APU) are again hosting the Alaska Indigenous Research Program (AKIRP) in Anchorage on the APU campus. The theme for the program, which is being held annually in May, is Promoting Resilience, Health and Wellness. AKIRP aims to increase cultural humility and sensitivity of health researchers with emphasis on the importance of Tribally driven and culturally responsive research as well as to support and grow Indigenous researchers and scholars. This free in-person program also offer college ...

The 2022 Alaska Maternal Child Health (MCH) and Immunization Conference is being held virtually February 22-24. Early bird registration ends on January 21. The conference provides opportunities to learn about new and emerging issues in maternal and child health and immunization in Alaska. Rural and urban Alaska health professionals come together to learn about best practices and tools for the prevention of key and emerging maternal child and family health issues in Alaska. The Alaska MCH and Immunization Conference is ...

The Alaska Native Epidemiology Center (EpiCenter) has just published two new reports, available on the EpiCenter website. You can contact the EpiCenter for printed copies. Alaska Native Mortality Report: 1980-2018 This report shows detailed information on the leading causes of death among Alaska Native people over time. Statistics are provided by age, gender, and by Tribal health service regions. Further information about life expectancy, years of potential life lost, excess death, and comparisons to U.S. all races mortality can be ...

The Spring 2021 Mukluk Telegraph newspaper is now online!Featuring these stories: ANMC staff celebrates our nurses!ANMC Surgical System technologyMental Health Awareness Month activities Also, check out these health tips: ATV SafetyBoating Safety Or this recipe for bok choy with moose stir-fry and a special recap of the Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation’s Raven’s Resilience Celebration. The Mukluk Telegraph is the official newspaper of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. We are continuously working to protect and care for our community throughout Alaska while we address the COVID-19 pandemic and ...

Approximately 3,300 homes in over 30 communities in rural Alaska lack in-home piped water, leading to low in-home water use. Community facilities, such as washeterias, help bridge gaps in household water access where piped water may not be immediately accessible. Washeterias are core and essential community facilities that play an important role in critical hygiene activities, such as bathing and laundry, for these locations and help increase sufficient water usage to protect health. Ease of water access and increased usage ...

Alaska has been a leader in telemedicine innovation and more recently with dramatically improved video teleconferencing capability. ANTHC is conducting research with patients who are 18 an older and diagnosed with a chronic disease and who are being seen by a specialist to complete a brief survey about telemedicine visits.  The study is open to people meeting these eligibility criteria, whether you have used telemedicine services or not. Participation is voluntary. Volunteers will be given a small gift for participating. ...