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NNED Partner of the Month

Posted: November 01, 2017

In order to highlight pockets of excellence across the country the NNED selects an organization to highlight once a month. Toiyabe Indian Health Project has been selected as the Partner of the Month for November in celebration of Native American Heritage Month.

Toiyabe is a consortium of seven federally recognized Tribes and two Native American communities: Antelope Valley Indian Community (Coleville), Big Pine Paiute Tribe of the Owens ValleyBishop Paiute TribeBridgeport Indian ReservationFort Independence Indian Reservation, Kutzad Ka Paiute Tribe (Lee Vining), Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone ReservationUtu Utu Gwaitu Tribe (Benton), and Timbisha Shoshone Tribe (Death Valley).

The services provided by the Community Health program focuses on the health of the community as a whole and its individual members. The goals of the program are directed at three health care levels: health promotion, disease prevention and health maintenance.  Community Health Representatives (CHRs) are well-trained medically guided Tribal or Native community-based health care providers who provide a variety of health services within Toiyabe Tribal communities. Services include but are not limited to:

  • Home visits, transportation, and medication delivery
  • Case management
  • Health education and health promotion
  • Support and interpretation of health issues

Learn more about the services Toiyabe Indian Health Project provides to create healthier native tibes and communities. 

View a list of previous NNED Partners of the Month here.



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