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Indian Health Service announces national expansion of the Community Health Aide Program

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The Indian Health Service is announcing the national expansion of the Community Health Aide Program. The program provides education and training of tribal community health providers to increase access to quality health care, health promotion and disease prevention services.

As an expansion of the Alaska Community Health Aide Program, the national CHAP will be consistent with the Alaska model and will foster innovative service delivery for IHS by augmenting the existing workforce with mid-level paraprofessionals, utilizing culturally competent providers and providing workforce dev...

 

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