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NLM Funds Seven New Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Projects!

Posted by on October 5th, 2012

The National Library of Medicine has funded seven Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Projects for 2012. The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine was one of the recipients.

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Funding, Outreach, Public Health



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2012-13 Express Outreach Awards Announced!

Posted by on April 27th, 2012

Six excellent applications were received in response to the 2012/13 Request for Proposals: Express Outreach/Training/Technology Awards; five of which were funded.

Posted in: Electronic Health Records, Emergency Preparedness, Funding, Outreach, Training



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A network member’s personal account of the Samoan tsunami

Posted by on October 27th, 2009

This article is a compelling and moving personal account of the Samoan tsunami by Sonja Evensen from PREL, Pacific Resources for Education and Learning. Sonja had been in American Samoa on PREL business and had been surfing in Western Samoa. Once you start reading this article, you won’t stop until you reach the end.

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, General



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Rebuilding After Typhoon Sudal: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Funds Yap State Hospital Medical Library

Posted by on July 8th, 2008

With a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, librarians Alice Hadley and Arlene Cohen have been hard at work helping the Yap State Hospital put a new medical library in place after Typhoon Sudal.

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Outreach

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