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Funding Awarded for Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series

Posted by on November 13th, 2017 0 comments

The GMR office is excited to announce that Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) has been granted an Outreach Award for the development and implementation of a Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series. Background Both nationally and in Minnesota, Latinos experience persistent equity gaps in health and wellbeing. These disparities are not based in biology, but… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Training

Nov

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Libraries Transform Health Literacy Toolkits

Posted by on November 10th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

Great news! The Health Literacy Toolkit posters from the Libraries Transform campaign can now be ordered in 11×17 size. A little history of the project if you are not familiar: Designed to increase public awareness of the value, impact, and services provided by libraries and library professionals, the American Library Association’s Libraries Transform campaign ensures there is… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Public Libraries

Aug

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Funding Awarded for Opioid e-Resource Database Development and Outreach Project!

Posted by on August 10th, 2017 1 comment Tags: , ,

The GMR office is excited to announce that the Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC) has been granted an Outreach Award for its project, Opioid e-Resource Database Development and Outreach. Background Like many states across the country, Indiana has seen a significant increase in the number of opioid abusers. The state ranks 17th in the number… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Public Health, Success Stories

Jun

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A Community Program on Domestic Violence

Posted by on June 12th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Wayne State’s Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library recently hosted the National Library of Medicine (NLM) traveling exhibit Confronting Violence, Improving Women’s Lives. The six-panel exhibition highlights NLM resources in recounting the resilience of nurses who advocated for the medical profession to recognize violence toward women as a major health issue. Shiffman Library’s Outreach Advisory Council… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Public Health

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