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  • Resource Database / Health & Elder Resources

    Health & Elder Resources Sub-Categories:
  • Aging
  • AIDS
  • Diabetes
  • Elders
  • Mental Health
  • Substance Abuse
  • Traditional Medicine
  • Resources: 48 listings
    Name and Description Nation Location
    A Maori health site - Hapai Te Hauora
    Maori Aotearoa-New Zealand
    Ko te putake...as a Regional Maori Public Health Provider, Hapai co-ordinates and delivers a range of health promotion messages and events in the Tamaki Makaurau rohe (Auckland area). Hapai is committed to the development of positive messages by Maori for Maori and of Maori.
    American Indian Health
      United States
    This Web resource on American Indian Health, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine, is designed to bring together health and medical resources pertinent to the American Indian population including policies, consumer health information, and research. Links are provided here to an assortment of documents, Web sites, databases, and other resources.
    American Indian Health Central
      US - West
    We are a group of American Indians dedicated to providing health, educational and cultural information, outreach, referrals, and counseling services to the American Indian community of the Greater Los Angeles area and American Indian communities in general. We also regularly attend health fairs and powwows (Los Angeles, CA area only) to distribute information to our community.
    American Indian Health Resources
    Extensive listing of health resources listed in the WWW Virtual Library, Public Health.
    More sites on www.ldb.org
    Australian Indigenous Health Promotion Network Website
    The Australian Indigenous Health Promotion Network was established in 1995 following the discussion of steps needed to strengthen Indigenous health promotion practice, research and policy. The Network is dedicated to improving the health of Indigenous Australians through education and professional development, mobilisation and advocacy and is comprised of both Indigenous and non Indigenous health professionals.
    Battle of the Stroke
    Maori Australia
    A Maori's challenge to survive Brain injury from Stroke. Te orapito te mate wairoro ikuaroro te werohia ote ora
    More sites on www.freewebs.com
    Broken Promises: Evaluating the Native American Health Care System
      United States
    A report of an investigation by the United States Commission on Civil Rights (2004). This is a PDF document.
    More sites on www.usccr.gov
    Coalition of Native Americans Concerned with Disabilities
      US - Central
    To unite in a common cause, to identify and address disability issues in Indian Country.
    More sites on www.geocities.com
    Echoes of The Sistersbreast cancer
    Cree Canada
    First Nations Breast Cancer Society is a volunteer-non-profit organization. It is registered in the province of British Columbia since July 04, 1995. We offer breast cancer education and support to First Nations women. We do not offer medical advice.
    Ellen Stephen Hospice
    Located at Pine Ridge, this is the only Hospice on any Reservation. Mission Statement To give comfort, assurance, and care to families and patients who have life-threatening illnesses and to educate and nurture others in this care.
    More sites on www.angelfire.com
    ETHNOMED Institute for Ethnomedicine
      Europe & Russia
    Intercultural ethnomedicine
    Feather River Tribal Health Organization
      United States
    The Feather River Tribal Health Organization (FRTHO) has been providing health care services to Native Americans in three California counties (Butte, Yuba and Sutter) since 1993.
    Ginew Wellness Centre
    Anishinaabe Canada
    The Ginew Wellness Centre provides health and wellness programs and services for the Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation.
    Health Care to Native Americans - Exhibit of Conditions
    "If you knew the conditions...": Health Care to Native Americans The Online Version of an Exhibit Held at the National Library of Medicine 15 April -- 31 August 1994 Lobby, Building 38 National Institutes of Health
    More sites on www.nlm.nih.gov
    Health Promotion Programs
    Dedicated to meet the growing needs in the health promotion / wellness area for Native American people. Annually, HPP conducts the largest native health conferences in North America--the annual Wellness & Women and the Wellness & Native Men conferences. Recognized as the leader in native wellness and health promotion, HPP helps keep the circle strong.
    Health Sciences Center - University of New Mexico
      US - Southwest
    More sites on hsc.unm.edu
    Indian Health Board of Minneapolis
      US - Central
    Indian Health Board offers complete primary health care services to the Indian community of the Twin Cities Metropolitan area. Medical Clinic: Primary medical care, minor emergencies and walk-ins, chemical dependency assessments. Dental Clinic: General Dentistry (children and adult), emergency treatment, specialist referrals.
    Indian Health Service Home Page
    As Director of the Indian Health Service (IHS), I have the responsibility for carrying out the mission and goals of the agency to improve the mental, physical, social, and spiritual health of approximately 1.8 million American Indians and Alaska Natives who are members of federally recognized Tribes and Villages. This responsibility is a challenge and I need your help in order to make a difference in the lives of our people.
    Indigenous Peoples of Australia: Health
    This site is being preserved as it was on 17 September 2001 as a memorial to the life and work of Eberhard Wenzel. The public health virtual library is now updated and hosted by the UNSW School of Public Health.
    More sites on www.ldb.org
    Keep The Circle Strong
    Only 1 percent of the approximately 4 million volunteers in the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) Registry are American Indians and Alaska Natives. Today, more than ever, there is an urgent need for volunteer marrow donors from the American Indian and Alaska Native communities. You could save the life of another Native person.
    More sites on www.marrow.org
    Keeping the Balance
    Mapuche America - South
    The Maquehue hospital is an hour-long bus ride from Temuco, Chile. A unique experiment in intercultural medicine is taking place. The hospital integrates the traditional medical knowledge of the indigenous Mapuche people with modern medicine.
    Keewaytinook Telehealth Initiative
    Cree Canada - Northern
    The Keewaytinook Telehealth Initiative brings additional health care resources to remote First Nations. These services include remote diagnotistics, medical consultations, medical education, telepsychiatry, etc.
    Linking Native Americans to Health Information
      US - Central
    This site is designed to serve as a gateway to a variety of health information resources of special interest to Native Americans especially those living in North Dakota and the Upper Midwest. It seeks to incorporate the best of existing Native health resources and government health information resources, especially those produced by the National Library of Medicine.
    Mel & Shirly Chartrand, aboriginal therapists and trainers
    Ojibwe Canada - Western
    Mental Health/Well Being Aboriginal Co-therapists/Trainers
    Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center
      US - Central
    The Minnesota Indian Womenís Resource Center (MIWRC) is a non-profit social and educational services organization committed to the holistic growth and development of American Indian women and their families. Founded in 1984, MIWRC provides a broad range of programs designed to educate and empower American Indian women and their families, and to inform and assist those who work providing services to the community.
    National Indian Health Board
      US - West
    The NIHB, a non-profit organization, conducts research, policy analysis, program assessment and development, national and regional meeting planning, training and technical assistance programs, and project management. The NIHB presents the tribal perspective while monitoring federal legislation and opens opportunities to network with other national health care organizations.
    National Native American EMS Association
      United States
    The National Native American EMS Association represents 77 IHS/Tribal EMS services across the nation. We have an annual conference which will be in Las Vegas this year.
    Native American Health Center
      US - West
    Native American Health Center is a non-profit community-based health care provider targeting Native Americans and Alaska Natives in the San Francisco Bay Area. NAHC provides primary family medical care, comprehensive dental, Women, Infant and Children (WIC), mental health, youth services including a family fitness center, Healthy Nations Wellness Center, and a fully operational Native American Arts and Crafts storefront, Young Native Visions. NAHC operates two licensed clinics, one in San Francisco and in Oakland with a satelite clinic in Alameda and recently clinic opened in Fresno.
    Native American Public Health
      US - Southwest
    Public health consulting site for Tribal governments, Tribal health, and others who want to work with Tribal communities.
    Native Counselling Services of Alberta
    Metis Canada - Western
    Native Health Databases
      United States
    The Native Health Databases contain bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations. The databases provide information for the benefit, use, and education of organizations and individuals with an interest in health-related issues, programs, and initiatives regarding North American indigenous peoples. Native Health History Database Citations and abstracts for information dating from 1652 to approximately 1966. Native Health Research Database Citations and abstracts for information dating from 1966 to the present.
    More sites on hsc.unm.edu
    Native Shop - Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center
    Sioux US - Central
    More sites on www.nativeshop.org
    Native Women's Wellness Through Awareness
    More sites on www.rwjf.org
    Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition, Inc.
    Omaha US - Central
    We are a multi-service non-profit agency. The agency serves three Nebraska communites: Omaha, Lincoln, and Sioux City Iowa. Services include: primary health care, domestic violence intervention, inpatient/outpatient behavioral health, elderly programs, diabetes prevention/treatment, mid-wives, transportation, outreach/referral, drug education, and presumptive eligibility determinations.
    Need For American Indian/Alaska Native Stem Cell Donors
    Every year, hundreds of American Indian and Alaska Native adults and children die of leukemia, aplastic anemia and other potentially fatal blood diseases. Many of these deaths could be prevented with a marrow or blood stem cell transplant.
    More sites on www.marrow.org
    Nil/tu,o Child & Family Services Society
    As First Nations people we do not see boundaries set on a map, nor do we choose to be restricted to that map, so it is within our agreement that we will assist and provide services to any member of the affiliated bands whether they reside on the reserve or not. Cooperation will be one of our virtues and in order for this process to work other organizations must be willing to do so as well.
    Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
      US - Northwest
    Old Ways Consulting
    Nuu-chah-nulth Canada - Western
    Old Ways Consulting is a First Nations owned and operated consulting group based out of Port Alberni, BC. Old Ways has been operational for over two years and the principals have combined experience of over 50 years working in First Nationís communities throughout British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Old Ways Consulting success has been built on their extensive experience in community development, organizational development and research.
    More sites on members.shaw.ca
    Quality Home Care, division of Native Resource Development, Inc.
    Navajo US - Southwest
    suggested location: New Mexico & Arizona Quality Home Care, a Native American, female-owned and operated Home Health Care company serving communities in New Mexico and Arizona. If eligible, they can provide an attendant/caregiver to help elders with their activities of daily living in the comfort of their own home. This prevents our elders from having to go to nursing homes and allows them to stay in their communities and with family and loved ones. Their goal is to provide "QUALITY" home health care to our elders & disabled community in a friendly, culturally-familiar, and respectful manner. Contact info is on the website.
    Rainforest Health Project
      America - South
    Rainforest Health Project is a non-profit, international relief organization providing humanitarian medical assistance to the people of the Peruvian Amazon. We work hand-in-hand with traditional "shamans" or medicine men with the aim to provide basic medical aid, learn and help re-empower indigenous healers
    Puyallup US - West
    We are a Native and Alaskan Native and other minority healthcare services company. We manage and deliver prescription drugs, we manage treatments and therapies, we contract with medical schools and drug companies to do clinical trials and healthcare studies. We support healing and old remedies.
    Thayendanega Health Centre Elders Lodge
    Mohawk Canada - Eastern
    Tyendinaga Territory, Deseronto, Ontario
    More sites on www.tyendinaga.net
    The Daily Functional
    Navajo US - Southwest
    A website dedicated to informing all Native Peoples about proper fitness programs and training, and helping those who don't have a trainer to help them exceed and perform in their sport.
    More sites on www.freewebs.com
    Transcultural and Multicultural Health Links
    Award-winning compilation of health links arranged by race, ethnic group and religion.
    Tribal Health Home
      US - Southwest
    This company is a 100% Native American owned company that offers off-site constructed homes that includes a wireless hub for home health monitoring, and installed with an air purification system to prevent or eliminate black mold.
    Unity Healthnet
    Ojibwe United States
    Health Services: Grant Writing Grants Management Health Planning Telemedicine Medical Supplies
    US Office of Minority Health (OMH)
    www.ehealers.com Online Therapy and Counseling
    Seneca US - Northeast
    Online Therapy, Counseling, and Advocacy for First Nations People, ONE FREE CONSULTATION!

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