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Rural Health Resources: Information Tools to Help People Living in Rural Communities

Posted by on October 27th, 2020 0 comments

Rural Health Resources, a class from the NNLM will discuss the hallmarks of rural america, identify access challenges of living in rural communities, and equip participants with tools to service the health information needs of those living in rural communities.  The course will explore resources from the National Library of Medicine, U.S. Department of Agriculture… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Education and Outreach, Public Health, Regional Interest



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Learn about Health Statistics on the Web

Posted by on October 7th, 2020 0 comments

The NNLM’s Mid-Atlantic Region’s course on Health Statistics on the Web is being held on October 15th at 12 pm ET.  This course focuses on the location, selection, and effective use of statistics relevant to health on the local, state, national, and international levels. The importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts will… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, Education and Outreach



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MedlinePlus is the New Home for Information in Multiple Languages

Posted by on September 30th, 2020 0 comments

As of October 1, 2020, materials from HealthReach will be accessible exclusively via MedlinePlus, NLM’s flagship website for health information for patients, families, and the general public. The change to provide multilingual materials on MedlinePlus and end HealthReach as a stand-alone website is part of NLM’s plan to align and consolidate our consumer health information… Read More »

Posted in: Blog



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NEW Public Health Digital Library website!

Posted by on July 22nd, 2020 0 comments

NPHCO is pleased to announce a new version of the Public Health Digital Library website.  The new version of the  PHDL has features that make the site easier to use and maintain: New PHDL is hosted by NPHCO and can be accessed inside or outside your office Site can still be accessed directly from your… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, How To, PHDL Resources



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PolicyMap and HealthReach are now part of the PHDL!

Posted by on June 23rd, 2020 0 comments

The NPHCO has added 2 new databases to the PHDL!   PolicyMap  is a mapping tool that allows users to dig deeper into place-based data and gain insights to help find solutions to the most tractable issues.  The new PolicyMap combines our extensive data indicators with a contemporary, state of the art mapping platform and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, PHDL Resources

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