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Apr

11

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Consumer Health Minute: Environmental Health

Posted by on April 11th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine webinar series, Social Determinants of Environmental Health, just ended. Did you miss any of the sessions or want to review them again or share them with your colleagues? The recordings are now available and you can still get the Medical Library Association (MLA) CE credits. Don’t forget… Read More »

Posted in: Bio-Medical Professionals, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, Education, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, Library staff, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Health, Training & Education

Jan

18

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Social Determinants of Environmental Health Webinar Series

Posted by on January 18th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

One of the Network of the National Library of Medicine’s initiatives is Environmental Determinants of Health.  Environmental factors can have a big impact on human health and especially for populations that have been historically and currently underserved. Staff from across the NNLM have planned a series of webinars focusing on environmental health, specifically the social… Read More »

Posted in: Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, News from NNLM, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Health, Training & Education

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

29

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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

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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