The Indigenous Health (IH) Working Group (WG) is comprised of individuals and organizations committed to enhancing the working relationship among the Indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest.  Membership may include representatives from:

 

  • PNWBHA local, regional, state, and provincial member jurisdictions
  • Indigenous/Tribal health organization representatives
  • Health Canada First Nations and Inuit Health (BC & YK Region)
  • US tribes and tribal organizations
  • US Department of Health and Human Services (Region X)
  • US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Seattle Quarantine Station)
  • USDA, FDA, CFIA and other agencies for regulation of food, feed, and biologics
The purpose of the Working Group is to enhance the working relationship among the Indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest to ensure they are adequately equipped to prepare for, respond to and recover from a public health event or other emergencies/disasters
The following Working Group products are available: