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May

06

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Black Maternal Health Week at SJSU

Posted by on May 6th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

We’re excited to share this wonderful guest post contributed by Dawn Hackman, Adriana Poo, and Estella Inda, librarians at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, San José State University. Their library participated in our Region 5 program where we offered organizational members the opportunity to host the film “Laboring with Hope” to raise awareness about… Read More »

Posted in: Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, News from Network Members, News from NNLM Region 5

Apr

11

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Consumer Health Minute: Environmental Health

Posted by on April 11th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine webinar series, Social Determinants of Environmental Health, just ended. Did you miss any of the sessions or want to review them again or share them with your colleagues? The recordings are now available and you can still get the Medical Library Association (MLA) CE credits. Don’t forget… Read More »

Posted in: Bio-Medical Professionals, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, Education, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, Library staff, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Health, Training & Education

Jan

18

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Social Determinants of Environmental Health Webinar Series

Posted by on January 18th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

One of the Network of the National Library of Medicine’s initiatives is Environmental Determinants of Health.  Environmental factors can have a big impact on human health and especially for populations that have been historically and currently underserved. Staff from across the NNLM have planned a series of webinars focusing on environmental health, specifically the social… Read More »

Posted in: Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, News from NNLM, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Health, Training & Education

Aug

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New NNLM Book Discussion Title Announced

Posted by on August 4th, 2023 0 comments

Registration is now open for the NNLM Book Discussion featuring The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness by Meghan O’Rourke. This thought-provoking book explores the realm of chronic illnesses that often go undiagnosed and unrecognized, shedding light on the experiences of those affected by conditions that are often misunderstood and overlooked. The book discussion will take… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Health Disparities, Public Health, Training & Education

Jul

26

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For Region 5 Members: Access to the Documentary “Laboring with Hope” to Improve Awareness of Maternal Health Disparities

Posted by on July 26th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5 is continuing the opportunity for NNLM members in Region 5 to host a free viewing of the documentary, Laboring with Hope for their communities. Laboring with Hope is a 30-minute documentary on maternal morbidity and mortality among Black women. The film combines personal stories and expert… Read More »

Posted in: Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Health

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