YKHC’s 20th Tribal Unity Gathering ended Thursday, April 4 with representatives from throughout the YK Delta casting votes for their top health care priorities for the coming year.
Congratulations to Bethel’s Beverly Hoffman, recipient of the Healthy Alaska Native Foundation’s 6th Annual Raven’s Ball Luminary Awards for Community Spirit. Beverly was honored at a reception with a legislative citation and recognition held Saturday, March 23rd in Anchorage for her dedication in improving the community of Bethel and inspiring the people of the Y-K… Read More »
The YKHC Dental Prevention Services Department will be at Camai Festival this weekend on Saturday March 23, 2013 from 12 Noon to 3 p.m. hosting the 24th Annual Smile Alaska Style photo contest.
Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose (sugar) levels are above normal. Diabetes can cause serious health complications including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. The YK Delta is seeing an increase of Type 2 diabetes.
Registration for Tribal Unity Gathering XX is now closed! Posted is the updated agenda draft.
THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN ALL ASPECTS OF CARING FOR PERSONAL WITH DEMENTIA! Course Location: Kuskokwim Campus Room 118 in Bethel, Alaska March 15, 2013 please call or e-mail Marilyn McKay at 1-800-478-1080 Topics include: Re-examining practices that undermine quality care. Refining understanding of Alzheimer’s disease Recognizing strengths within cognitive change… Read More »
7 Days of Recognition, 365 Days Committed to Safe Care. Patient Safety Awareness Week is a national education and awareness campaign led by National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), for improving patient safety at the local level.
The Executive Board from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, based in Maryland, voted unanimously to present the ACOG William H.J. Haffner Award to YKHC’s Ann Glasheen in recognizing her contributions to the discipline of obstetrics and gynecology and “improving prenatal care for American Indian/Alaska Native women in the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta.” In a… Read More »
YKHC’s Diabetes Prevention & Control Program is inviting all city and tribal government and other non-profit agencies in the YK Delta to apply for our 2013 Community Activity and Garden Award funds.
Congratulations to Joan Waska on her successful completion of the 6 months Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Training Program with UAA