The Alaska Native Health Board (ANHB) is the statewide voice on Alaska Native health issues. Active for over 50 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.
June 20, 2023
ANHB’s Water and Sanitation Committee has released a White Paper, entitled “Ongoing Barriers to Access Water and Sanitation in Rural Alaska”, to highlight continued barriers to achieving access to water and sanitation systems in our unserved and underserved rural Alaska communities. Executive Summary Piped water prevents disease and unnecessary suffering, and saves money and lives…. MORE
September 16, 2022
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC) met in Albuquerque. Tribal leaders met with federal officials to receive updates and share ways to collaborate to improve health and wellness of American Indian and Alaska Native people. The committee is pictured here with Xavier Becerra, HHS Secretary…. MORE
July 15, 2022
On July 13th, Governor Dunleavy signed House Bill (HB) 265 Health Care Services by Telehealth introduced by Rep. Spohnholz. As a result of the unity of the Alaska Tribal Health System (ATHS), and the strength in Tribal and stakeholder partnerships, this legislation was successfully passed. The Alaska Native Health Board (ANHB) celebrates the passage and signing… MORE