NIHB Press Releases

The news releases on this page are those that have been released by the National Indian Health Board this year. Data and links in documents listed below contain timely information as of the date of the publication.

View archived press releases by year: 2010 | 2009 | 2008

2012

February 2, 2012
National Indian Health Board (NIHB) holds elections for the executive committee offices of Vice-Chairman, Secretary, and Member-At-Large

2010

March 22, 2010
American Reaffirms Health Care for Indian Country

March 2, 2010
NIHB Applauds the Introduction of a Bill to Reauthorize the Special Diabetes Program for Indians

March 2, 2010
National Indian Organizations Address the President’s FY2011 Budget Request at NCAI’s Legislative Summit

January 12, 2010
Secretary Sebelius Urges American Indians and Alaska Natives to
Get Flu Vaccination for H1N1

2009

November 19, 2009
Secretary Sebelius Announces $10 million will be Awardeded for Outreach to and Enrollment of Indian Children in Medicaid and CHIP

November 07, 2009
Indian Country Celebrates the Passage of the Affordable Health Care for American Act

November 05, 2009
Andrew Joseph, Jr. testifies on Veterans’ Affairs and Indian Health Services Cooperation

October 20, 2009
Rachel Joseph asks for the Permanent Enactment of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act

September 29, 2009
Cathy Abramson joins the National Indian Health Board

September 16, 2009
U.S. Senator says Trail of Broken Promises Doesn’t Have to Continue for American Indians

September 15, 2009
U.S. Secretary Sebelius speaks to AI/AN about Health care reform and H1N1

September 15, 2009
I.H.S. Director and Congressional Leaders provide hope to Indian Country about health care reform

September 14, 2009
Town Hall meeting at NMAI with Dr. Yvette Roubideaux about Indian Health Service

July 10, 2009
Tribes Not Included in Applying for $350 Million in H1N1 Grants

June 25, 2009
Indian Country Calls on Congress for Permanent Reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act

March 18, 2009
Vice President Biden Announces $3 millions for Senior Nutrition Programs in Indian Country

February 5, 2009
SCHIP signed by President Obama into Law with Indian Specific Provisions

February 3, 2009
NIHB Responds to Senator Daschle’s Withdrawal

January 15, 2009
NIHB Board of Directors Elects Reno Keoni Franklin as New Chairman

2008

November 24, 2008
NIHB Applauds Nomination of Daschle for Secretary of Health and Human Services

September 29, 2008
Efforts to Reauthorize the Indian Health Care Improvement Act in the 110th Congress are Shut Down

 

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