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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.┬áThe 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

Apr

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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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Program Opportunity: “Laboring with Hope” to Improve Awareness of Maternal Health Disparities

Posted by on January 13th, 2023 0 comments Tags:

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5 is offering an opportunity for NNLM members in Region 5 to host a viewing of the 30-minute documentary, Laboring with Hope for their communities. This program is intended to improve awareness of maternal health disparities and create opportunities to share reliable health information. Going… Read More »

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

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Announcing January 2023 NNLM Reading Club: Year-in-Review

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January 2023: Year-in-Review As we begin a new year, the NNLM Reading Club would like to reflect on the past year. This January, we share highlights and even offer updates of past content by adding new, exciting resources to previous health-topic themes. We are open to feedback and are in the beginning stages of organizing… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, Opioid Use Disorder, Public Health, Public Libraries, Substance Misuse

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