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The CDC is focused on addressing a startling statistic: Black women are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related cause than White women. Differences in medical access, healthcare quality, underlying chronic health conditions, structural racism, and implicit bias contribute to this alarming disparity. Social determinants of health, which are defined by the CDC… Read More »
The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 (NNLM Region 5) is excited to announce a new student award to support graduate students’ interest in the field of medical librarianship and health information. MLA Graduate Student Virtual Conference Registration Award: Up to 10 graduate students will receive a free registration code for the… Read More »
The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 (NNLM Region 5), under cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), is excited to announce a new award designed to support Region 5 members’ attendance at the virtual MLA Annual Meeting. Organizations in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, U.S. Territories and… Read More »
We are excited to share that NNLM Region 5 will soon announce NEW funding opportunities to support Region 5 member organization projects conducted between May 1, 2022 – April 30, 2023. Our new awards will include: Health Information Outreach Subaward: a minimum of 1 award for up to $25,000; Express Outreach Awards Addressing Environmental Health… Read More »
In February our hearts turn to Valentine’s Day, the social and cultural phenomenon focused on love and romance. For young adults this can be a challenging time. What does a healthy relationship look like? February is also National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month (TDVAM). This is an issue that impacts everyone – not… Read More »