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Midwest Matters June 15th, 2019
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Jun

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2019 Health Literacy Summit “A Sharper View Through the Lens of Health Literacy”

Posted by on June 3rd, 2019 0 comments

Educational. Engaging. Inspiring. These were words used to summarize the 2019 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit. With almost 300 attendees from 25 states, this year’s Summit captured the attention of many professionals looking to broaden their health literacy lens. A majority felt energized to take on the next step of a health literacy project and included… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funding, Success Stories

May

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Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on May 30th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to announce its three book selections in support of LGBTQ Pride Month, celebrated each June. To learn more about each of these titles, download book discussion guides, promotional materials and corresponding LGBTQ health information or to apply for a free NNLM Reading Club Book kit,… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, Public Libraries

May

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Wisconsin Health Literacy Builds on NNLM Support to Advance Digital Health Literacy

Posted by on May 28th, 2019 0 comments

The GMR is excited to announce that Wisconsin Health Literacy has been funded for a second year to continue its state-wide outreach to expand digital health literacy. In year one, WHL developed a digital health literacy workshop and delivered it to 32 communities across the state. This year, WHL will expand on their work offering… Read More »

Posted in: From the GMR, Funding, Outreach, Public Libraries, Success Stories

May

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Allen College to Continue Serving Public Health Professionals in Iowa

Posted by on May 24th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

Allen College has received funding from the GMR for the second year in a row to expand the services of the Iowa Public Health Research Center. This unique project aims to address an information and library-services gap for unaffiliated public health professionals in the state. The Iowa Public Health Research Center (IPHRC) provides access for… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Public Health, Resource Sharing, Success Stories

May

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Richland County Public Health Continues to Make Data FAIR

Posted by on May 21st, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Richland County Public Health has received funding from the GMR for a second year to continue its project to make important public health data FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable). Last year, Richland County Public Health received funding to pull together, clean, and make available raw public health data from multiple health assessments. This year,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data Science, From the GMR, Funding, Success Stories

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Grant Number 1UG4LM012346 with The University of Iowa.

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