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Apr

29

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Caring for Black Mothers: May NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on April 29th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

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 »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, News from NNLM, Public Libraries

Mar

16

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MLA Graduate Student Virtual Conference Registration Award Announced!

Posted by on March 16th, 2022 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: Blog, Education, Funding, News from NNLM Region 5

Feb

21

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NNLM Region 5 announces MLA Virtual Conference Award!

Posted by on February 21st, 2022 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: Bio-Medical Professionals, Blog, Education, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Funding, Library staff

Feb

03

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Coming Soon! NNLM Region 5: Year 2 Funding Opportunities

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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 »

Posted in: Blog, Digital Health Literacy, Funding, Health Literacy, Health Misinformation, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Health, Technology

Feb

01

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February 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Teen Dating Violence

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

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 »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Health Observances, News from NNLM, Public Libraries

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