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Dec

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NIH Request for Information (RFI) on the Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) Strategic Plan (FY 2018-2022)

Posted by on December 5th, 2017

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 »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Health Disparities, Healthcare Professionals

Aug

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The Important Role of Faith-based Organizations in Fighting Diabetes Webinar

Posted by on August 30th, 2017

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.

Posted in: Health Disparities, Health Literacy, Public Health

Aug

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Newly Updated from NLM: Multi-Cultural Resources for Health Information

Posted by on August 3rd, 2017

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 »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Data, Funding, Health Disparities, NLM Resources, Search Tools

Jun

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New Health Disparities Data Widget Announced by Healthy People 2020 Team!

Posted by on June 15th, 2017

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 »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Health Disparities, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Jun

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New Resource: “My Tribal Area” from US Census Bureau

Posted by on June 13th, 2017

The U.S. Census Bureau has released My Tribal Area, a tool that gives quick access to tribal area statistics from the American Community Survey (ACS). The broad categories include People, Jobs, Housing, Economy, and Education. More detailed views display income, health insurance coverage, occupations, and many more statistics collected by the ACS.

Posted in: Blog, Data, Health Disparities

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