United States Code

USC most recently checked for updates: Aug 15, 2022

§ 1621v.
Offices of Indian Men’s Health and Indian Women’s Health
(a)
Office of Indian Men’s Health
(1)
Establishment

The Secretary may establish within the Service an office, to be known as the “Office of Indian Men’s Health”.

(2)
Director
(A)
In general

The Office of Indian Men’s Health shall be headed by a director, to be appointed by the Secretary.

(B)
Duties

The director shall coordinate and promote the health status of Indian men in the United States.

(3)
Report
Not later than 2 years after March 23, 2010, the Secretary, acting through the Service, shall submit to Congress a report describing—
(A)
any activity carried out by the director as of the date on which the report is prepared; and
(B)
any finding of the director with respect to the health of Indian men.
(b)
Office of Indian Women’s Health

The Secretary, acting through the Service, shall establish an office, to be known as the “Office of Indian Women’s Health”, to monitor and improve the quality of health care for Indian women (including urban Indian women) of all ages through the planning and delivery of programs administered by the Service, in order to improve and enhance the treatment models of care for Indian women.

(Pub. L. 94–437, title II, § 223, as added Pub. L. 102–573, title II, § 216, Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4559; amended Pub. L. 111–148, title X, § 10221(a), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 935.)
cite as: 25 USC 1621v