As the popular adage goes, health is wealth. Tribes and indigenous entrepreneurs across Indian Country are taking proactive, sovereign control over the health of their tribal communities and future generations.
The new facility, named in honor of Elouise Cobell, will advance training opportunities for Native American nursing and education students to meet increasing healthcare and education needs locally and throughout Montana.
While there have been significant efforts to increase the diversity of the physician workforce, the number of individuals who identify as American Indian and Alaska Native applying to and enrolling in medical school has seen slow and uneven growth, according to a new report.
A new partnership will revolutionize healthcare and higher education for indigenous peoples. The Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma State University have inked an historic partnership to establish the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Cherokee Nation.
Two decades after CIRI assumed total control of its healthcare system, the results are in: Nuka System of Care has not only survived, but has become a model and global leader in the management and provision of health services.