You are viewing the post list, filtered by category type. Select a post below for the full content.
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 »
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 »
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 »
0 comments Tags: #BMHW23
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 »
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 »