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Native Men’s Wellness Program Achievements and Dedication to Future Successes

Southcentral Foundation’s Native Men’s Wellness Program is dedicated to improving the health of Alaska Native and American Indian men through events and training that address the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of their lives.

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Bristol Bay Native Corporation Invests in Future Employees Through SCF Training

Part of Southcentral Foundation’s role as a two-time Baldrige Award winning organization is to share its best practices with other companies. SCF’s award winning Administrative Support Training Program was designed over 15 years ago to provide administrative support employees skills that go beyond standard practices and cultivate mental models that help them become successful future leaders.

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Segura Recognized as a Leader of Alaska Native and American Indian Health

Southcentral Foundation’s Board of Directors Chairman James Segura received the National Indian Health Board Public Health Innovation Award this spring. The award honors individuals, Tribes, organizations, and programs that have enriched and improved Alaska Native and American Indian public health.

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The Rising Costs of Medications

News reports are full of stories about rising costs of prescription drugs these days. Last month Southcentral Foundation reported that prices overall increased by about 10-11% annually. Medications that were once affordable are procured by drug companies and have skyrocketed in cost. In some cases, producers are bought by investors who then drive up cost dramatically, taking advantage of the critical need for that medication and the fact that no one else produces it.

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Eklutna Embraces A New Era of Care Availability

In March, a special ceremony was held in Eklutna celebrating the opening of Eklutna Village Clinic. The event included Tribal leaders from the Native Village of Eklutna, representatives from the offices of Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz, Senator Lisa Murkowski, Congressman Don Young, and Southcentral Foundation leadership.

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Celebrating Community Success

At Southcentral Foundation we take great joy in celebrating the successes of community partners who help fulfill our vision of a Native Community that enjoys physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness.

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Improving the Health of Alaska Native People Throughout the State

Southcentral Foundation congratulates Dr. Matt Hirschfeld on receiving The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation’s Distinguished Provider Award!

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Positive Relationships Reduce Teen Dating Violence

Did you know about 1.5 million high school students nationwide are victims of relationship abuse? According to loveisrespect.org, one in 10 high school students have been abused by their dating partner within the last year.

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It’s Official, Alaska Cleft Lip and Palate Program Certified

On Jan. 1, the Alaska Cleft Lip and Palate Program became a designated cleft palate team by the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association; the ANMC program is the only one in the state to receive this designation.

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SCF Introduces Inaugural Partnership Award

A journey is seldom walked alone, and some of the most challenging accomplishments are achieved in collaboration. Southcentral Foundation will honor these accomplishments at the 22nd Annual Gathering with the new SCF Partnership Award.