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Apr

16

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LA’s Chinatown COVID-19 Relief Program – Southeast Asian Community Alliance (SEACA)

Posted by on April 16th, 2021 Tags: , , ,

As a result of this award, SEACA was able to successfully distribute culturally and linguistically relevant information about COVID-19 as well as the All of Us Research Program to Chinatown residents.

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, Funding, Outreach, Public Health

Apr

16

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Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander American Health Information Resources

Posted by on April 16th, 2021

NNLM PSR staff stand in solidarity with the AAPI community in response to the growing awareness and call to action against Anti-Asian Violence. This article includes resources to learn more about overall health and mental health within Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander American communities, relevant webinars, reading materials, research articles and organizations, as well as cultural competency trainings.

Posted in: Blog, General, Outreach, Public Health

Mar

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Health Careers Boot Camps – Expanding the Health Professions Pipeline in California’s Central Valley

Posted by on March 23rd, 2021

by Joanne M. Muellenbach, MLS, AHIP Health Sciences Library Director and Associate Professor California Health Sciences University For many high school students in the Central Valley, the Health Careers Boot Camps at California Health Sciences University (CHSU) are their first chance to practice intravenous (IV) injections, monitor blood pressure, or perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Thanks… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health

Mar

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The University of Arizona Health Sciences Library Receives NNLM PSR Funding: “Information Resource Dissemination for Minority Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

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The Network of the National Library of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region (NNLM PSR) awarded the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library funding for a project entitled, “Information Resource Dissemination for Minority Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Yamila El-Khayat is the principal investigator and program manager for the project, and Lara Miller will provide the program assessment.

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

Mar

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Registration Open for Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic: An NNLM Virtual Symposium

Posted by on March 10th, 2021

Symposium website: https://nnlm.vfairs.com/en/ We are excited to announce that registration is open for a new NNLM virtual symposium focused on addressing the COVID-19 Infodemic in our communities. What is the Symposium about? The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the disparities of underserved, minority and underrepresented communities. This includes ensuring equal understanding of accurate health information, education in… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Outreach, Public Health

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