Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives
14th Annual Direct Service Tribes National Meeting
The 14th Annual Direct Service Tribes National Meeting is a two-day event is focused on supporting community wellness and strength, and will incorporate an open forum session addressing Direct Service Tribes health priorities.
- Visit the Direct Service Tribes National Meeting website for more information.
- On-line Registration Page
IHS Virtual Internship
IHS is offering youth across the globe an opportunity to join our team through the Virtual Internship program. This partnership with the US Department of State’s Virtual Foreign Service allows students to take part in enriching projects to further the IHS mission of raising the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level—remotely.
- Applications will be available on USAJobs.gov .
- Learn more at Virtual Foreign Service
- Find more Student Opportunities
IHS and Eye Health
Across Indian Country, IHS optometrists check vision, prevent eye diseases and dispense glasses. Make an appointment for an eye exam for yourself or a family member. Elders may need a check-up for cataracts, a condition in which the lens of the eye gets cloudy.
- Optometrists: join IHS. We are hiring!
- IHS opens a new eye care clinic in Albuquerque
- IHS prevents diabetes-related blindness with telehealth
Quality Health Care at IHS
IHS announced the 2016-17 Quality Framework outlining how IHS will develop, implement, and sustain an effective quality program that improves patient experience and outcomes. This is part of ongoing efforts to ensure the delivery of reliable, high quality health care at IHS federal-government-operated, direct service facilities.Next
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