Health careers through independent study for American Indians and Alaska natives upward mobility through non-traditional education by Robert J Kirk

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services Administration, Indian Health Service in [Rockville, Md.] .

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  • Indians of North America -- Education,
  • Health education -- United States -- Curricula,
  • Independent study

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SeriesDHEW publication ; no. (HSA) 75-12023
ContributionsUnited States. Indian Health Service
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 202 p. ;
Number of Pages202
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Open LibraryOL14907477M

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Health Careers through Independent,Study, for American. Indians and Alask4 Natives; Upward Mobility through Non-Traditional Education. INSTITUTION Health Services Administration (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, Md.

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A REVIEW OF THE QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE FOR AMERICAN INDIANS AND ALASKA NATIVES INTRODUCTION American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs) continue to suffer significant disparities in health status, despite the efforts of the Indian health system to improve the quality of care in AIAN communities.

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