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Consumer Health Minute: NNLM at ALA Annual Conference

Posted by on June 5th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

We’ll be in Chicago at this year’s American Library Association annual conference. Two sessions are about providing outreach while two others are about addressing stress. Consider adding us to your schedule! Health Programming at Your Library: Project Ideas, Resources, and Opportunities Learn about how your library can provide health information outreach in your communities. Featured,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Equity, Mental Health, News from NNLM, Public Libraries



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Announcing June 2023 NNLM Reading Club: LGBTQIA+ Health

Posted by on June 1st, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

Celebrate Pride Month with the NNLM Reading Club. The LGBTQIA+ community confronts unique health challenges and shares a common need for culturally competent care that recognizes and responds to their specific medical concerns. In recognition of Pride Month, which is celebrated every June in honor of The Stonewall Uprising in 1969, the NNLM Reading Club… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Public Libraries



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Black Maternal Health Week 2023

Posted by on April 7th, 2023 0 comments Tags:

Black Maternal Health Week is an opportunity to increase awareness and learn more about health issues and disparities that disproportionately impact Black women and their families. The Black Maternal Health Webinar Series from NNLM features presentations and discussions from expert guest speakers, and NNLM staff. The presentations will enable librarians and community members to learn more… Read More »

Posted in: Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Observances



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Announcing April 2023 NNLM Reading Club: Black Maternal Health

Posted by on April 3rd, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

Black Maternal Health Black women are more than three times as likely to die from pregnancy-related complications as white women, regardless of their income or education. This health disparity is why Black Maternal Health Week is an annual national health observance from April 11 to April 17. Because NNLM aims to advance the progress of… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Observances, Public Libraries



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Diverse Voices Toolkit: Six Month Update

Posted by on March 30th, 2023 0 comments Tags:

It has been six months since NNLM Region 5 launched the Diverse Voices in Health and Medicine Collection Development Toolkit. During this time, the toolkit has been shared extensively across Region 5 and other NNLM regions, and we are grateful to the libraries that have contributed to its success. We proudly announce that the toolkit… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Equity Diversity Inclusion

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