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Region 5 Blog November 28th, 2022
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Congratulations to NNLM Region 5 Funding Recipients!

Posted by on November 4th, 2022 0 comments

We are thrilled to congratulate seven organizations selected for competitive funding awards from NNLM Region 5 to improve access to health information, increase engagement with research and data, and promote awareness and use of NLM resources in local communities. Continue reading to learn more about their exciting projects now underway between May 1, 2022 –… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News from NNLM Region 5

Nov

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Announcing November 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Caregiving

Posted by on November 1st, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , ,

November is National Family Caregivers Month. Caregiving is an often overlooked, but important public health issue that affects many peoples’ quality of life. Caregivers aid with another person’s social and health needs. This may include help with one or more activities important for daily living such as bathing and dressing, paying bills, shopping, and providing… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Public Libraries

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Announcing October 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted by on October 3rd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer – the second most common form of cancer in women, after skin cancer. In the U.S., approximately 13 percent of women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. And while the death rate has declined… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Health Observances, Public Health, Public Libraries

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Announcing the Diverse Voices in Health & Medicine Collection Development Toolkit

Posted by on September 28th, 2022 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5 is pleased to announce the Diverse Voices in Health & Medicine Collection Development Toolkit to help you build collections that support health literacy and expand access to diverse voices in libraries of all types. The toolkit features materials illuminating common and unique health issues… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Developed resources reported in this program are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012343 with the University of Washington.

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