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Jan

13

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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

Jan

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

Posted by on January 4th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

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

Sep

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Consumer Health Minute: NNLM Book Discussion

Posted by on September 20th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Our wonderful library communities are made up of diverse groups and individuals. Though we value the diversity in our communities, there may be times we struggle when someone else’s history, culture, values, political and social and religious beliefs are so different from our own, including beliefs about health and illness. We may feel awkward interacting… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, Library staff, News from NNLM, Public Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Jul

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Consumer Health Minute: Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights

Posted by on July 4th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Providing health information regarding both sexual and reproductive health is important to provide and make accessible to your patrons whether they request it or not. Stigma, along with shame or embarrassment make it difficult for people to ask for needed information regarding such topics as: sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) birth control menstruation unwanted pregnancy transitioning… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, Consumer Health, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, Public Health, Public Libraries

May

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NNLM Region 5 Announces NEW Funding Opportunities

Posted by on May 3rd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 (NNLM Region 5) is pleased to announce new funding opportunities for Data Engagement Awards and Outreach & Engagement Awards. Applications submitted by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, June 28, 2022 will receive first consideration. At minimum, three Data Engagement Awards for up to $25,000 each will… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, Data Science, Digital Health Literacy, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Funding, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, Health Misinformation, Mental Health, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Health, Public Libraries, Substance Misuse, Technology

Developed resources reported in this program are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012343 with the University of Washington.

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