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Jul

26

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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

Feb

02

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Consumer Health Minute: Birthing Persons Toolkit

Posted by on February 2nd, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

University of Washington iSchool students (and now graduates), Lauren Califano and Shanti Rahim, worked with us to create a library toolkit for the Network of the National Library of Medicine with prenatal to postpartum health information resources. The toolkit is now available and can be downloaded and customized to meet the needs of birthing persons… Read More »

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

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

Jun

23

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Birthing a Capstone: A Prenatal and Postpartum Health Toolkit for Public Librarians

Posted by on June 23rd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

University of Washington Master’s in Library Science students, Shanti Rahim and Lauren Califano, finished their culminating capstone project for NNLM. Their capstone project was to create a library toolkit for the Network of the National Library of Medicine on childbirth services and resources, including prenatal and postpartum information and community providers. The purpose of this… Read More »

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

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

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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