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Oct

15

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Upcoming Webinar: Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities

Posted by on October 15th, 2018 0 comments

Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities Through Virtual Community Health and Wellness Workshops 10/24/2018 – 1:00 – 2:00 PM This session will provide attendees with background information about the Latino community both in the United States and in Minnesota. An overview of current demographics and health issues will be covered. The presenters will then describe… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, From the GMR, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Public Health, Public Libraries

Sep

26

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Self-paced Online Health Information Searching Resource for the Public

Posted by on September 26th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

DigitalLearn.org, the Public Library Association’s collection of short self-directed tutorials for the public to increase their digital literacy, now features a course all about researching health topics on the Internet. Developed in partnership with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), the new course was designed to help learners understand and evaluate health information… Read More »

Posted in: General, News from the Region, Public Health, Public Libraries, Resource Sharing

Aug

31

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New On-Demand Courses Focus on Serving Diverse Communities

Posted by on August 31st, 2018 0 comments

Three new on-demand courses are now open for registration! The one-hour courses can be taken in one sitting or over the course of several sessions and each offers 1 MLA CE credit upon completion. The courses are part of a series that focus on working with diverse populations. Content may be of interest to health… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Outreach, Public Health, Public Libraries, Training

Aug

02

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Public Health Department Funded to Make Data FAIR

Posted by on August 2nd, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

The GMR office is excited to announce that Richland Public Health has been granted a Research Data Award to make county-level health data FAIR. Background: Health assessments at the county-level are resources health professionals and librarians rely on heavily to inform the development of community health programming, interventions, and grant applications to fund efforts that… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Funding, Public Health, Success Stories

Jul

27

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Congratulations to Sandi Htut, Professional Development Awardee!

Posted by on July 27th, 2018 0 comments Tags:

The GMR is excited to announce that Sandi Htut has been funded to attend the 2018 CityMatch Leadership and Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference.┬áSandi is the Data Analyst and Evaluation Coordinator at Franklin County Public Health. Franklin County’s infant mortality rate is higher than both state and national averages. By attending this conference, Sandi… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Public Health, Success Stories

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