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Tribal management grants to support tribal self-determination


Last updated 11/3/2019 at 3:06pm

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Indian Health Service has awarded grants totaling nearly $1 million to nine tribes and tribal organizations as part of a competitive program to develop and improve tribal capacity to manage health programs under the authority of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.

"At IHS, we recognize that tribal leaders and members are in the best position to understand the health care needs and priorities of their communities," said Rear Adm. Michael D. Weahkee, principal deputy director of the IHS. "The IHS Tribal Management Grants are a way to help our tribal pa...

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