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New Language Access Portal

Posted by on March 22nd, 2017 Posted in: Multilingual


The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities introduces a new tool to help with their commitment to addressing language barrier and improving health information literacy. The Language Access Portal is meant to be a resource for researchers, public and community health professionals, healthcare providers and other who work with populations subject to health disparities. The portal includes health resources in selected languages for subject areas where health disparities have been identified, such as Cancer,  Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, HIV, Immunizations and Infant Mortality. The portal will be a convenient place to access resource from many different sources.

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Medical Librarian, Network Outreach Coordinator, NN/LM, PNR. I work for a network of libraries and organizations with an interest in health information.

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This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.​

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