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From the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region: Most of us can see with our own eyes that inequity exists, including in health access and outcomes. How do we prove it to policy makers, grant funders and other decision makers? Are there model interventions that we can replicate? This entry-level presentation will… Read More »
Office of Minority Health Resource Center presents Healthy Native Youth: Offering Engaging, Relevant, Effective Health Resources Tuesday, November 22, 2016 2 to 3pm EST Register at https://nnlm.gov/bhic/vs1b HealthyNativeYouth.org is a new one-stop-shop for educators and health advocates who want to expand learning opportunities for American Indian/Alaska Native youth. The site was designed for tribal health educators, teachers,… Read More »
Before you get dressed up and start trick-or-treating tonight, check out these sites for safety tips from food to streets to costumes. Halloween Health and Safety Tips (CDC) A Safe and Spooktacular Halloween (KidsHealth from Nemours) Make Halloween a Sweet Dream, Not a Nightmare (Foodsafety.gov) ‘Lucky 13’ Tips for a Safe Halloween (FDA)
October 25, 2016 at 2 PM EDT Join the Office of Minority Health (@MinorityHealth) in a Twitter chat about resources and information that libraries provide in regards to health and minority communities. Use #LibHealthChat to participate. From tweet by @MinorityHealth.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Specialized Information Services (SIS) K-12 team compiled a list of resources to teach K-12 students about disasters and disaster preparedness. You’ll find lesson plans, activity sheets, and age-appropriate information on drought, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, landslides, tornadoes, wildfires, and general disaster recovery and preparedness. For the list of resources, visit the… Read More »
It’s back-to-school season and ChooseMyPlate.gov just launched new resources to help families eat better together. It’s also a great time for families to establish a new routine and work together toward a healthier lifestyle. Check them out here: https://nnlm.gov/bhic/nmu3.
Health Happens in Libraries, a OCLC WebJunction program, highlights community health initiatives in public libraries. Two of the most recent post include: “Public and Health Sciences Library Collaboration for Community Impact: Lessons from the MS Buddy Project” Webinar: June 9, 2016, 3 to 4 PM Eastern For a description and registration, visit http://bit.ly/1XcDtQo “Gamifying and Growing a Community Health… Read More »
A free webinar on May 4th, 2016 will present how to measure outcomes of your programs using a free toolkit for public libraries. It’s focused on implementation in small libraries, but is open to libraries of all sizes. The webinar will provide an overview of outcome measurement from Project Outcome, a new program from the… Read More »
From “Health Happens in Libraries” http://bit.ly/25Npq5I WebJunction shares resources for libraries to use in starting, adding, or evaluating health programs specifically in public libraries. Community organizations and libraries of all types might find this information useful as well.
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Adapted from SIS NLM, http://1.usa.gov/1VQ92x7 The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the solicitation of quotations from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects for improving HIV/AIDS information access for patients and the affected community as well as their caregivers and the general public. Emphasis is on increasing the awareness and utilization of… Read More »