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ERIC Number: ED164150
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Jul
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Navajo Health Authority: Accomplishments--Future Goals.
Navajo Health Authority, Window Rock, AZ.
Accomplishments of the Navajo Health Authority (NHA) since it began in 1972 are presented in synopsis form in a report of programs underway at Window Rock and Shiprock, along with NHA goals: to promote development of Navajo Health manpower, preventive medicine, health education, and native healing sciences. After a brief review of executive and administration and support services accomplishments, the report focuses on Window Rock programs: Allied Health, Office of Student Affairs (scholarships, health careers recruiting, Summer Work Experience Program for high school and college students in health-career settings), Health Education, Nursing Education (including rural critical care training), Emergency Medical Services (development of a comprehensive system), Health Statistics and Research (only tribal office of health statistics in the U.S.), Native Healing Sciences, and Navajo Comprehensive Health Planning Agency. Programs at Shiprock include a Family Planning Program, Family Health Center, Media Center (medical library, information dissemination), and Preventive Medicine. There are tables on these topics: number and type of students supported by year and funding source; number of students in various programs administered by Office of Student Affairs; data on veterinary aid workshop graduates and emergency medical technician training courses; number, type, and ethnic background of reservation nurses and physicians. (RS)
Navajo Health Authority, Box 643, Window Rock, Arizona 86515 ($1.80)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Navajo Health Authority, Window Rock, AZ.
Identifiers: Folk Medicine; Navajo Health Authority; Navajo (Nation)