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Indian Health Service funding provides resources to address Alzheimer's disease

 

Last updated 6/23/2022 at 11:05am



WASHINGTON, D.C.-The Indian Health Service is announcing $5 million to target resources directly to tribes, tribal organizations, urban Indian organizations, and IHS direct service facilities to address Alzheimer's disease within tribal communities. This marks the first time IHS will allocate for this critical need.

This funding will support tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to develop comprehensive and sustainable approaches to addressing Alzheimer's disease and other causes of dementia, focusing on awareness, recognition, diagnosis, assessment, management, and s...



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