The Native American Health Information Services Program connects the Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center (HSLIC) to Native Americans in New Mexico. The program offers resources to health care providers serving Native Americans and to community members of the 22 Native nations in New Mexico. The program will also address the health information needs of the Native American community at the University of New Mexico.
Native American Health Information Services are focused on health information delivery, health information training and collection development consultation.
The Native Health Database contain citations and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other documents pertaining to the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives and Canadian First Nations. If available, a copy of the article will be sent to the requester free of charge.
Classes are offered to assist in finding, evaluating and using relevant health information for:
Also available upon request:
Collection development consultation offers guidance in establishing health information collections for:
American Indian Health -- An information portal to issues affecting the health and well-being of American Indians
Association of American Indian Physicians
Indian Health Service -- The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives
National Indian Health Board -- Advocating on Behalf of all Tribal Governments and American Indians/Alaska Natives in their efforts to provide quality health care.
Native Research Network -- A leadership community of American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Canadian Aboriginal person promoting integrity and excellence in research.
Patricia Bradley, MLS
Native and Distance Services Librarian
The companion web site for the Conference on Native American Health Information Services in the United States held in July, 2006 is now available.
The site includes the: