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Health equity leaders from two states served by Region 5 were featured prominently in the health news this week. We’re proud to republish their accomplishments and draw attention to the programs they are a part of. KFF Health News published this profile of Linda Noneo, a community health representative in Nevada serving members of the… 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 »
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 »
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 »
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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 »