NIHB Newsletters and Publications

The Weekly

The Weekly is an NIHB newsletter that gathers upcoming meetings, events, and opportunities related to Indian health and government relations. Each weekly roundup contains information on relevant Congressional bills and hearings, Tribal consultations, Tribal advisory committee meetings, notices of funding, and more.

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Washington Report

The Washington Report shares the latest news in Indian health. NIHB Government Relations reports on regulatory and legislative developments, the latest Tribal advisory committee meetings, and other current events.

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Tribal Health Policy Reporter (Weekly)

The Tribal Health Policy Reporter is an e-newsletter produced by the National Indian Health Board. Each issue contains information on pending regulations, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) waivers, Dear Tribal Leader Letters, Tribal Advisory Committee news, NIHB resources, and action items. This e-newsletter focuses on news from the various administrative agencies that impact Indian health care.

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Public Health Broadcast (Weekly)

The Public Health Broadcast is sent out every Thursday and includes public health news, funding, opportunities, events and resources relevant to Tribal public health. The Broadcast includes information directly from NIHB as well as those from partners across Indian Country.

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Health Reporter (Biannual)

The Health Reporter is a quarterly newsletter published by the National Indian Health Board. Each issue of the E-newsletter contains up-to-date information on NIHB program and issues surrounding Indian health in this country.

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Tribal Oral Health Newsletter (Quarterly)

The Tribal Oral Health Newsletter includes news, events, policies, funding opportunities, and resources related to oral health in Tribal communities. The quarterly newsletter includes updates on NIHB's Tribal Oral Health Initiative and dental therapy in Tribal communities.

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This issue ended with the May 2022 issue.


Public Health Indian Country Capacity Scan (PHICCS) Project

Tribes have a vested interest to provide valuable public health services to the communities they serve. Therefore, it is important to understand the capacity, or range of public health activities occurring among Tribal public health departments and Indian health organizations across the nation to inform the allocation of resources, policy development and advocacy to improve health outcomes among American Indians and Alaska Natives.

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Zika Newsletter

A temporary series of messages to deliver Zika-related information during peak mosquito season in Indian Country.

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A Briefing on HIV/AIDS in Indian Country

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is committed to helping reduce the incidence and prevalence of HIV/AIDS in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. To that end, NIHB has put together a small publication highlighting various HIV/AIDS related information specific to Indian Country. This publication was shared with all attendees of the 2017 NIHB National Tribal Health Conference in Bellevue, WA and was funded under the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund. Read more


Public Health Digest (Quarterly)

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) invites you to learn more about the latest developments in Tribal public health, including updates on NIHB's current projects. We also invite you to share your news items, comments or questions.

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Visions: Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Newsletter

This publication features information on suicide prevention, intervention, postvention and methamphetamine prevention, treatment and aftercare. We welcome your suggestions, questions and comments and invite you to submit materials for future publications.

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Tribal Health Reform E-Newsletter

Your tribal health care reform resource.

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A Profile of Tribal Health Departments

This study was a collaborative effort between the Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis at NORC at the University of Chicago and the National Indian Health Board.

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NIHB 2010 Tribal Public Health Profile

Exploring Public Health capacity in Indian Country.

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NIHB Guide to Congress for 2009

The NIHB produced a document that provide information advocates of Indian health would need to help influence the future of Indian health care. The guide explains types of legislation, tips for calling or writing Congress and how to write an effective letter.

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Healthy Indian Country Initiative (HICI) Promising Prevention Practices Resource Guide

The NIHB has released the Healthy Indian Country Initiative (HICI) Promising Prevention Practices Resource Guide to highlight promising prevention programs within Indian Country. This guide begins the process of identifying, developing, and looking at Tribal community promising prevention practices with the intent to allow other communities to replicate these practices.

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