As a result of the current Federal government funding situation, the information on this website may not be up to date or acted upon. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at www.opm.gov . Despite the lapse in appropriations, IHS will continue to provide direct clinical health care services as well as referrals for contracted services that cannot be provided through IHS clinics. For more information on how IHS is impacted, visit: HHS Contingency Plan
- Healthy People 2020
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.
The Healthfinder web site allows you to link to information specific for American Indian Alaska Native populations.
- National Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Improving chronic care is an initiative from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
- IHS Tobacco Prevention Health Information Page
- Partnership for Prevention Website
The Partnership for Prevention website includes useful disease prevention and health promotion information and tools for policymakers, employers, researchers, and members of the media.
- Planning and Evaluation
The IHS Division of Planning, Evaluation and Research funds IHS research and evaluation projects, coordinates IHS strategic planning, health facilities staffing and GPRA activities in support of the overall mission of the IHS.
- The Community Guide
The Guide to Community Preventive Services website is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. Systematic reviews are used to answer these questions: Which program and policy interventions have been proven effective? Are there effective interventions that are right for my community? What might effective interventions cost; what is the likely return on investment?