ERIC Number: ED164149
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Navajo Health Authority, Board of Commissioners, Annual Report, June 1977.
Navajo Health Authority, Window Rock, AZ.
Major developments for the Navajo Health Authority (NHA) and the new American Indian School of Medicine (AISOM) during 1976-77 are highlighted in this fifth annual report by NHA commissioners. Developments cited include renovation of the Shiprock Community Center for use by AISOM, last year of funding from the Area Health Education Center Contract, establishment of AISOM by the Navajo Tribal Council, AISOM Feasibility Study undertaken, administrative staff changes. The report summarizes activities undertaken on behalf of and by AISOM (details of the start-up of AISOM), purpose and goal accomplishments of NHA's Office of Liaison, operation of the Division of Administration and Support Services, and finally, brief narratives about programs underway at Window Rock and Shiprock. Window Rock programs covered are Student Affairs, Native Healing Sciences, Nursing Education, Health Education, Health Statistics and Research, and Allied Health Training and Emergency Medical Services. The section on Shiprock discusses these programs: Navajo Ethno-Medical Encyclopedia Project, Media Center, Preventive Medicine, Family and Community Medicine, and Comprehensive Family Planning. An update of program accomplishments during NHA's five years are listed under headings of recruiting and scholarship, training programs, continuing education, and health statistics and research. Overall NHA goals are given. (RS)
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Annual Reports, Budgets, Community Health Services, Delivery Systems, Family Health, Family Planning, Financial Support, Health, Health Education, Health Occupations, Information Centers, Medical Research, Medical Schools, Medical Services, Nurses, Preventive Medicine, Scholarships
Navajo Health Authority, Box 643, Window Rock, Arizona 86515 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Navajo Health Authority, Window Rock, AZ.