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"NIHB and PHAB share a commitment to building strong, thriving Tribal communities. Accreditation is an opportunity to strengthen public health in Indian Country, address the unique needs of the Tribes, and create healthier environments for Our People."
- H. Sally Smith
PHAB Board Member and NIHB Board Member

Since 2008, the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) and The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) have partnered in a national effort to improve public health practice in Indian Country. In 2011, the national voluntary public health accreditation process was opened to all State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Health departments.

Accreditation using the PHAB standards and measures can help Tribal health departments achieve performance excellence. The standards and measure are the framework for evaluating a health department’s processes and services, their outcomes, and progress toward specific goals and objectives.

The Tribal specific standards and measures were developed after a thorough process of study, vetting and testing. NIHB and the Tribal Public Health Accreditation Advisory Board helped to develop these standards and measures. These can be used to advance the practice of public health, should reinforce the role of public health in tribal communities, demonstrate accountability and should apply to all sizes of health departments and all forms of governments including Tribal governments.



Public Health Inquiries:

Carolyn Hornbuckle, J.D.
Director of Public Health Programs

National Indian Health Board
926 Pennsylvania Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202-507-4084
chornbuckle@nihb.org

Robert Foley, M.Ed.
Public Health Communications and Program Manager

National Indian Health Board
926 Pennsylvania Ave, SE
Phone: 202-355-5494
Washington, DC 20003
rfoley@nihb.org

 

 

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