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For more information on American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month, go to the Heritage Web site at: http://www.ihs.gov/PublicAffairs/Heritage/index.cfm

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National Congress of American Indians serves to protect the rights of American Indian Nations and Native governments.

Alaska Native Heritage Center
Gathering place that celebrates, perpetuates and shares Alaska Native tradition.

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Consumer Health Information A Web site designed for American Indian/Alaska Native people. This site presents links to easy to read health information that will help you learn more about your health. For more information click on: http://www.ihs.gov/MedicalPrograms/consumer-health/

IHS National Diabetes Program
The IHS National Diabetes Program develops documents and sustains a public health effort to prevent and control diabetes in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. For more information click on: http://www.ihs.gov/MedicalPrograms/Diabetes/index.asp

Native American Cardiology Program
The Native American Cardiology Program was developed in 1993 as a Center for Excellence in Cardiology by the Indian Health Service, collaborating with the University of Arizona, the University Medical Center and the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System. The program has developed additional collaborations with the Flagstaff Medical Center and has focused its priorities on national CVD issues among Native Americans. For more information click on: http://www.umcarizona.org/body.cfm?id=1029 Exit Disclaimer

Maternal and Child Health Information for IHS providers and consumers about American Indian and Alaska Native contraception, pregnancy, gynecology, cancer, menopause, peri-menopause, adolescence, obstetrics, infertility, incontinence, midwifery, family planning, immunization, infectious disease, development, infant, pediatrics, genetics, and birth defects. For more information click on: http://www.ihs.gov/MedicalPrograms/MCH/index.cfm

Women's Health Information for Indian Health Service providers and consumers about American Indian and Alaska Native access to care, violence against Native women, and adult female cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, cardiovascular disease, and other health issues. For more information click on: http://www.ihs.gov/MedicalPrograms/MCH/W/index.cfm



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