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Events for April 2017 National Minority Health Month!

Posted by on April 5th, 2017 Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, Health Disparities, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Social networking


April is National Minority Health Month, and the 2017 theme is Bridging Health Equity Across Communities, which emphasizes the collaborative, community-level work being done across the nation to help achieve health equity. The U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) offers a number of events and promotional materials to celebrate National Minority Health Month 2017, including:

  • #Bridge2Health Twitter Town Hall at 10:00 AM PDT on April 12 will highlight examples from around the country of community-based efforts to address health disparities.
  • Other events include the NIMHD Twitter Chat on April 25 from 11:00am-12:00pm PDT and the HHS OMH Health Equity Thunderclap on April 28 at 10:00 AM PDT.
  • Twitter and Facebook posts to share.
  • Graphics to share on websites or through social media.

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Alan Carr is the Associate Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region, based at UCLA.

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