The National Indian Women's Health Resource Center (NIWHRC), is a national non-profit organization. In 1993, the Director of Indian Health Service assembled a group of Indian women, recognized as leaders in the health field, to serve on a Steering Committee and to advise IHS on the health needs of Indian women.We envision American Indian and Alaska Native people living in balance within the sacred circle of life.
To assist American Indian and Alaska Native people in achieving optimal health and well-being for themselves, their families, and their communities.
The goal is the establishment of a national Indian women's health network that promotes advocacy, education, policy, development, and encouragement of healthy lifestyle behaviors within cultural context
The NIWHRC is:
· A voice supporting the efforts of the Tribal and Urban Indian programs, providing them with a focal point for resources and dissemination of women's health information.
· Committed to sharing information with Indian programs through the expertise of the board members.
· Promoting new women's health related research.
The National Indian Women's Health Resource Center would like to invite you to become a member of our organization. There are different levels of membership that are offered. Each membership offers a variety of services for an annual fee.