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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 Valley, Bishop Paiute Tribe, Bridgeport Indian Reservation, Fort Independence Indian Reservation, Kutzad Ka Paiute Tribe (Lee Vining), Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone Reservation, Utu 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:
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.