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On March 27, NNLM PSR presented Perspectives in Cultural Competence and Cultural Humility for the Midday at the Oasis monthly webinar. Xan Goodman, Health Sciences Librarian and Assistant Professor at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, was the featured presenter. The session introduced health sciences librarians to the concepts of cultural competence and cultural humility. It… Read More »
A Request for Information (RFI) has been issued to invite comments and suggestions on the first National Institutes of Health (NIH) Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) Strategic Plan, to solicit input from stakeholders, including members of the scientific, tribal, advocacy, and patient communities; basic, clinical, and translational scientists; as well as other interested members of… Read More »
The webinar on August 31, 2017, hosted by the HHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center, will feature a discussion from the CDC and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare on the important role faith-based organizations play in promoting diabetes wellness and education to their congregations.
The list of Multi-Cultural Resources for Health Information from the National Library of Medicine, Outreach and Special Populations Branch, has been updated with new resources added under all sections. Links are available to reliable online resources covering cultural competency, health literacy, health resources in multiple languages, limited English proficiency, multicultural research, and more. New sections have… Read More »
The Healthy People 2020 team has announced the release of its health disparities data widget. The widget provides an easy way to find health disparities data related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives for the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs). LHIs are critical health issues that if tackled appropriately will dramatically reduce the leading causes of… Read More »