The Alaska Native Health Board (ANHB) is the statewide voice on Alaska Native health issues. Active for over 40 years as an advocacy organization for the health needs and concerns of all Alaska Native people, ANHB continues to emphasize the importance of self-determination in healthcare services and encourages wellness and healthy ways of life in Native communities through policy change.

May 13, 2020

ANHB Releases Novel Coronavirus Response White Papers

The Alaska Native Health Board, in an effort to help inform lawmakers and policymakers, has been developing a series of white papers that touch on the impacts, preparedness, capacity, and difficulties facing the Alaska Tribal Health System and Alaska Natives during the Novel Coronavirus Response and Crisis of 2020. Currently in this series: COVID-19 and… MORE
May 07, 2020

National Tribal Budget Formulation Workgroup FY2022 IHS Budget Recommendations

The National Tribal Budget Formulation Workgroup has finalized their recommendations for the Indian Health Service Fiscal Year 2022 Budget.  Below is a copy of those recommendations. A link to the full document is here.
October 02, 2019

ANHB Testifies Before Congress in Support of Advance Appropriations

ANHB President and CEO, Verné Boerner, provided testimony to Congress on September 25, 2019.  The Legislative Hearing, entitled Advance Appropriations: Protecting Tribal Communities from the Effects of a Government Shutdown, was before the House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.  Ms. Boerner was one of many Tribal leaders who… MORE
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