Maternal & Child Health

Reports

Urban American Indian/Alaska Native Maternal, Infant and Child Health Capacity Needs Assessment
Urban American Indian/Alaska Native Maternal, Infant and Child Health Capacity Needs Assessment
Updated: December 6, 2009

The UIHI conducted a Maternal, Infant and Child Health Capacity Needs Assessment to ascertain the maternal, infant and child health (MICH) services as well as the accessibility, quality, and affordability of those services provided by the 34 urban Indian health organizations (UIHO) funded through Title V of the Health Care Improvement Act. The purpose of the assessment was to assist in identifying specific assets, limitations or gaps in the urban Indian health program as a whole. (December 2009)

Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Youth – An Analysis of Select National Data Sources
Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Youth – An Analysis of Select National Data Sources
Updated: March 6, 2009

This report provides a review of the urban AI/AN youth population and their health risk behaviors from four national data sources. Where available, census and vital statistics data are provided for the U.S. counties served by the 34 non-profit urban Indian health organizations that contract with the federal Indian Health Service. (March 2009)


    Fact Sheets

    Beyond the Video: Resource Guide
    Beyond the Video: Resource Guide
    Updated: November 6, 2012

    This Resource Guide provides background information about the topics addressed in the video (http://www.uihi.org/projects/native-generations), including specific prevention steps. (November 2012)

    Infant Mortality Awareness Month
    Infant Mortality Awareness Month
    Updated: September 6, 2011

    This September 2011, we join with our partners nationwide to observe Infant Mortality Awareness Month in order to call attention to the high rates of infant death experienced by American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) in urban areas. (September 2011)

    New Report Released: Discussions with Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Parents: Keeping Babies Healthy and Safe
    New Report Released: Discussions with Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Parents: Keeping Babies Healthy and Safe
    Updated: May 6, 2011

    The Seattle Indian Health Board’s Urban Indian Health Institute, with funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health, hosted group and individual discussions with AI/AN parents in four urban areas nationwide: Detroit, Michigan; Sacramento, California; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Seattle, Washington. Focus group questions were designed to explore parental perceptions, concerns, behaviors, barriers, facilitators, sources of trusted information, and support for keeping babies healthy and safe, and effective messages and communication channels for sharing information on these topics. (May 2011)

    Women’s History Month
    Women’s History Month
    Updated: March 6, 2011

    In honor of Women's History Month, we would like to bring into sharper focus the socioeconomic challenges facing American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) women in this country. (March 2011)

    Fetal and Infant Deaths and Perinatal Periods of Risk Among American Indians and Alaska Natives in Washington
    Fetal and Infant Deaths and Perinatal Periods of Risk Among American Indians and Alaska Natives in Washington
    Updated: August 7, 2009

    This fact sheet illustrates the disproportionately high burden of fetal-infant deaths experienced by AI/ANs in Washington State. The findings presented in this fact sheet were developed by a collaborative work group with representatives from the Urban Indian Health Institute, local and state departments of health in WA (Public Health Seattle & King County) and OR, and individuals and members of American Indian/Alaska Native organizations in WA, ID and OR, such as the Native American Women’s Dialogue on Infant Mortality and Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. (April 2009)


      Other

      Native Generations Website Resource List
      Native Generations Website Resource List
      Updated: January 6, 2013

      This Website Resource List provides support and resources to new or expecting parents and child caregivers. (January 2013)

      Native Generations Postcard
      Native Generations Postcard
      Updated: November 6, 2012

      Download and print the Postcard Flyer to help share the video (at http://www.uihi.org/projects/native-generations). (November 2012)