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.
January 23, 2017
Rear Admiral Chris Buchanan, an enrolled member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, is Acting Director of the Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The IHS is the principal federal health care advocate and provider of health care services for American Indians and Alaska Natives. As… MORE
January 17, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he has tapped David Shulkin, a physician who is currently serving in the Obama administration as VA under secretary, to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. The decision ends a protracted search for a secretary for the second-largest federal agency and makes Shulkin the first VA leader who is… MORE
January 09, 2017
A Renewed Era of Federal-Tribal Relations: White House released a report outlining some of the successes of this Administration while working on behalf of Tribes
The Obama Administration has made historic progress over the past eight years in improving the nation-to-nation relationship between the United States and federally recognized Tribes. Together, the Obama Administration and Tribal Nations have accomplished shared goals and achieved milestones that upheld self-governance and self-determination – the foundation for prosperous and resilient tribal nations. Today, the… MORE