2010 Northern Arizona Rural Health Policy Assembly

December 13, 2010
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Moenkopi Legacy Inn, Tuba City, AZ 

Assembly Report
2010 Northern Arizona Rural Health Policy Assembly Report and Recommendations
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Agnes Attaki

PURPOSE: The Assembly brings together stakeholders in the health care services arena to explore regional issues that impact care delivery. Information gathered will be used to shape policy recommendations and/or programmatic solutions in line with the challenges identified in the meetings. 

Arizona State Rep. Tom Chabin 
Arizona State Sen. Albert Hale 
Arizona Advisory Council on Indian on Indian Health Care, Fred Hubbard
Rural Health Office, University of Arizona, Alison Hughes

Sponsored by
Rural Health Office, The University of Arizona MEZCOPH, and the Arizona Rural Health Association

Presentations and Documents

Research Ethics and Native Americans

  • Presentation: Navajo Nation Human Research Review Board
    By Beverly Becenti Pigman, Chair. View PDF>
  • Video: Blood Journey 
    The Havasupai Indians gave DNA samples for the study of diabetes, a disease that ravages their community, but say they were devastated when they realized it was also used for other research. View video >
  • Native People’s Technical Assistance Office
    University of Arizona Research Protocols: Virtual Handbook for Research in Indian Country. View handbook >
  • Video: “Community Based Participatory Research: Lessons Learned”
    By Dr. Jennie Joe. View video > | Read Presentation Summary >

Protection of Native American Women

  • Presentation: 2010 Tribal Law and Order Act. Dorma Sahneyah, Executive Director Hopi Tewa Women’s Coalition to End Abuse. View PDF >
  • Presentation: SANE Program. Lynette Begay, Trauma/EMS Coordinator Tuba City Regional Healthcare Corporation, Tuba City, AZ. View PDF >
  • Handout: Restoration of Native Sovereignty and Safety for Native Women Vol XIV. October 2010 Sacred Circle: National Resource Center to End Violence Against Native Women. View handout >

Broadband and Rural Reservations

  • Presentation: Broadband Resources and Issues in Western Arizona
    By Galen Updike: Manager, Telecommunications Development Manager, State of Arizona Government Information Technology Agency. View PDF >
  • Fact Sheet: NIHB AI/AN National REC. Tom Kauley, AIAN National REC Director, National Indian Health Board. View factsheet >