American Indians

  • Pre-conference Highlights from the International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2022)
    07-29-2022Yesterday, the day before the 24th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2022) officially opened; several important pre-conference...
  • A Pathway to Success on HCV Treatment and Elimination
    05-25-2021Hepatitis C virus (HCV) continues to cause high mortality, with the rate of HCV-related deaths among American Indian and Alaska N...
  • Working Together, We Can Make Progress
    03-19-2021National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD) offers an opportunity to reflect on our ongoing challenges, chart a course for a...
  • IHS and Cherokee Nation Launch New HIV Pilot Project
    06-27-2019On National HIV Testing Day, IHS announced funding for a project with the Cherokee Nation Health Services,part of the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative.
  • Tribal Public Health Stakeholders Share Input on National Strategies for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and STIs
    06-21-2019American Indian and Alaska Native stakeholders shared input on the next HIV and viral hepatitis strategies and the new STIs plan.
  • Addressing Hepatitis C and HIV in Indian Country
    03-20-2019March 20 is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This year the Indian Health Service is highlightingEliminating Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS.
  • Recognition and Response: National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2019
    03-20-2019Please join us in recognizing the impact of HIV on Native communities, and in communicating about the importance of knowing one’s HIV status.
  • Workshop Explores How SMAIF Supports System Changes at USCA 2018
    10-10-2018As the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund marks its 20th anniversary, several recently funded projects were featured in a pair of workshops at the.…
  • IHS Publishes Public Health Reports Article on HIV in Native Communities
    03-22-2018Staff at the Indian Health Service (IHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborated on a study, Assess...
  • Ryan White and Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    03-20-2018HIV rates among American Indians/Alaska Natives are lower than rates reported among most racial/ethnic groups but higher than rates among Asians and whites, acc…
  • IHS HIV Leadership -- Changes & Resources
    07-22-2016Today, we share some news from the Indian Health Service (IHS). This month, Lisa Neel, MPH, (Cherokee) has moved from her position as the lead voice of the IHS.…