[Skip to Content]
Visit us on Facebook Visit us on FacebookVisit us on Linked In Visit us on Linked InVisit us on Twitter Visit us on TwitterVisit us on Facebook Visit us on InstagramVisit our RSS Feed View our RSS Feed
Region 5 Blog December 10th, 2023
CategoriesCategoriesCategories Contact UsContact Us ArchivesArchives Region/OfficeRegion SearchSearch

Posts by category: Health Equity

You are viewing the post list, filtered by category type. Select a post below for the full content.



Date prong graphic

Health Equity Leaders in the News

Posted by on August 23rd, 2023 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: Bio-Medical Professionals, Health Equity



Date prong graphic

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



Date prong graphic

Consumer Health Minute: NNLM at ALA Annual Conference

Posted by on June 5th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

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 »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Equity, Mental Health, News from NNLM, Public Libraries



Date prong graphic

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



Date prong graphic

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. 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 »

Posted in: Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Observances

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.

NNLM and NETWORK OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | HHS Vulnerability Disclosure | Download PDF Reader