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Health Literacy Month Webinar Mini-Series – Public Libraries and Healthy People 2030 ***Save the dates!***

Posted in: #Health Interest List, #Health Sciences List, #Public/K-12 List, All Members, Webinars and Training


Health Literacy Month Webinar Mini-Series

Partners in Public Health:
Healthy People 2030 and the Role of Public Libraries in Promoting Health and Health Equity

 

Save the date for two webinars this October in honor of Health Literacy Month!

Registration is free and open to the public, but you must create a user account on the Network of the National Library of Medicine website. Each webinar qualifies for 1.0 continuing education credit hours from the Medical Library Association.

Part 1: Thursday, October 6 (register here)
3:00–4:00 p.m. ET
Researcher Spotlight

Sasha Fleary, Ph.D., will describe her research on health literacy and the role libraries can play in improving public health. Webinar participants will also hear an overview of Healthy People 2030 and a demonstration of Healthy People data and resources.

  • Sasha Fleary, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Founder of the Child Health Equity Research Lab
    Department of Community Health and Social Sciences
    City University of New York, Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy

Part 2: Thursday, October 13 (register here)
3:00–4:00 p.m. ET 
Public Library Panel

Three public libraries from across the country will discuss how they impact health outcomes in their communities as Healthy People 2030 Champions. Webinar participants will also hear an overview of Healthy People 2030 and a demonstration of Healthy People data and resources.

  • Sacramento Public Library (California)
  • Catawba County Library System (North Carolina)
  • Akron-Summit County Public Library (Ohio)

Sponsoring Organizations

  • Network of the National Library of Medicine
  • NIH Office of Disease Prevention
  • Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
  • National Center for Health Statistics

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Join @nnlmnto, @NIHprevents, @HealthGov, & @NCHStats on 10/6 for Healthy People 2030 and the Role of Public Libraries in Promoting Health and Health Equity—Part 1, featuring @DrFleary’s #HealthLiteracy research on libraries as a health space. Register: nnlm.gov/training/class/partners-public-health-healthy-people-2030-and-role-public-libraries-promoting

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On 10/13, don’t miss part 2 of the @nnlmnto, @NIHprevents, @HealthGov, & @NCHStats #HealthLiteracy webinar series. Catawba County Library System, @akronlibrary, & @saclib will talk about how they work toward Healthy People 2030 goals. nnlm.gov/training/class/partners-public-health-healthy-people-2030-and-role-public-libraries-promoting-0

 

 

 

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Phone: 801-587-3650
This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.

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