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Government trains midwives for remote villages
Congress establishes the Alaska Community Health Aide Program to train health workers for remote villages ...
Bans on Native Hawaiian healing traditions overturned
Native Hawaiian healers, known as kahuna , are again permitted to practice legally. The growing Native ...
New medical school graduates Native Hawaiians
Four Native Hawaiians graduate in the first class of the John A. Burns Medical School, University of ...
Native American medical students organize
The Association of Native American Medical Students, an organization representing Native American graduate ...
Safe Drinking Water program established in Hawai‘i
The State of Hawai‘i starts a program to ensure safe drinking water. ... Medicine Ways ... Hawai‘i
Study finds Native Hawaiian healing practices still important
The Native Hawaiian Health Research Consortium under ALU LIKE releases its “E Ola Mau” (“Native Hawaiian ...
Native Hawaiian and Western-trained health professionals ally
Dr. Richard Kekuni Blaisdell starts the organization E Ola Mau, later incorporated under its first president, ...
Association of Native Hawaiian Physicians is established
The ‘Ahahui o na Kauka, the Association of Native Hawaiian Physicians, is established. Today there are ...
Waianae Diet promotes Native Hawaiian culture, well-being
The Waianae Diet is based on the traditional Hawaiian diet, which is high in complex carbohydrates and ...
Native woman diagnosed with HIV becomes educator
Lisa Tiger, Muscogee Creek/Seminole/Cherokee, is diagnosed with HIV. She traces the infection to a boyfriend ...