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Resource Guides on Recent Public Health Incidents

Posted by on January 28th, 2016 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) recently developed resource lists for three public health emergencies affecting both local and global communities. An incident Web page was created to gather resources on the emerging health issues arising from the Zika Virus. Two PDF documents on recent chemical incidents have been updated.  Links to these lists are… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, News from NLM, Public Health

Jan

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Nominations Sought for the Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award

Posted by on January 22nd, 2016 0 comments

From the Friends of the National Library of Medicine: The Friends of the National Library of Medicine (http://fnlm.org/) seek your nominations for this year’s Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award. NOMINATIONS: Nominees must be currently employed as a health sciences librarian and have worked in such a position for at least five years immediately… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM

Jan

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Zika Virus- Travel and Pregnancy Notices

Posted by on January 21st, 2016 0 comments

For some of us the Zika virus is something new.  However, it was actually identified in the 1940’s in Uganda. The Zika virus was considered a rare disease primarily located in African countries with a smattering of occurrences in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. In May 2015 the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Jan

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PNR Partners webinar January 28

Posted by on January 20th, 2016 2 comments

Date: Thursday, January 28 Time: 1:00 pm PT, Noon Alaska Time, 2:00 pm MT Join us to hear from two of our recipients who each received PNR Health Disparities Information Outreach funding. In, Somali Cultural Profile Project: Collaborating to Update Information about Culture and Health Disparities in the Somali Community, Christine Wilson Owens will describe the partnership… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News from Network Members, News From NN/LM PNR, Training & Education

Jan

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Chemicals, Drugs and Genetics Oh My!: Searching PubMed and Beyond, Feb 15 – March 11

Posted by on January 19th, 2016 0 comments

This specialized class will help improve your effectiveness in searching PubMed and related NLM and NIH databases for information on chemicals, drugs and genetics. The course beings with searching PubMed for drug information with MeSH terms, Supplementary Concept Records (SCR), and Pharmacologic Actions (PA). Additional topics include searching related databases for drug information (e.g. ClincalTrials.gov… Read More »

Posted in: Technology, Training & Education

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