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.


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


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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