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May

03

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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

Apr

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Caring for Black Mothers: May NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on April 29th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

The CDC is focused on addressing a startling statistic: Black women are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related cause than White women. Differences in medical access, healthcare quality, underlying chronic health conditions, structural racism, and implicit bias contribute to this alarming disparity. Social determinants of health, which are defined by the CDC… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, News from NNLM, Public Libraries

Apr

25

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Coming Soon! NNLM Region 5: Year 2 Funding Opportunities

Posted by on April 25th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

We are excited to share that the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5 will soon announce NEW funding opportunities to support Region 5 member organization projects conducted between July 1, 2022 – April 30, 2023. NNLM Region 5 serves member organizations in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and the U.S…. Read More »

Posted in: Citizen Science, Consumer Health, Data Science, Digital Health Literacy, Education, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Funding, Health Literacy, Health Misinformation, Health Observances, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Libraries, Technology, Training & Education

Apr

25

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Coming Soon – Birthing a Toolkit: A Library Master’s Capstone Project

Posted by on April 25th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The University of Washington Master’s in Library Science program culminates in a capstone project. Students find an information need and a sponsor to work for, in order to solve the need using all the skills they honed during their program. Two students, Lauren Califano and Shanti Rahim, are excited to work with NNLM Region 5… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Libraries

Apr

22

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Safe Space Radio offers mental health help

Posted by on April 22nd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , ,

“Libraries are increasingly playing an essential role in our communities as a hub for access to information, support, and opportunity. Because of this, Safe Space Radio has made libraries the cornerstone of an ongoing public health initiative. Developed in response to an escalating mental health crisis impacting individuals of all ages and in all sectors… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Mental Health, Public Health, Public Libraries

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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