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Apr

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NNLM Reading Club May 2022: Caring for Black Mothers

Posted by on April 29th, 2022 0 comments

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 healthcare quality, underlying chronic health conditions, structural racism, and implicit bias contribute to this disparity. Social determinants of health, which are defined by the CDC as, “conditions in… Read More »

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Apr

22

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NNLM Day at MLA – April 28, 2022

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

Please join NNLM Regions, Offices and Centers on April 28, 2022 as they highlight their activities from the past year and share upcoming activities programs that NNLM members can look forward to in the coming year. Below you can find details on the various sessions throughout the day. All events are free and open for… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Conferences and Meetings, From the GMR, General, News from NIH/NLM, News from the Region

Apr

14

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Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit Review

Posted by on April 14th, 2022 0 comments

The Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit Embracing Health Literacy in the New Normal: Digital Communications, Telehealth, Health Insurance, and Health Equity took place on April 4 -6th, 2022. Individuals who work in healthcare, insurance, public health, community-based organizations, research, education, information technology, libraries, literacy and more were able to learn and discuss solutions and strategies to… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Conferences and Meetings, Funding, News from the Region, Success Stories

Apr

06

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National Public Health Week is April 4-10, 2022! 

Posted by on April 6th, 2022 0 comments Tags:

National Public Health Week is April 4-10, 2022!  Did you know that many NNLM member organizations are public health departments and organizations? Membership is free. Members are eligible for: NNLM funding, access to training, partnership opportunities, educational and printed materials, NLM Traveling Exhibitions, and institutional recognition as a Network Member.   Free resources for public health… Read More »

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Apr

05

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National Library Workers Day – Get to Know NNLM Region 6!

Posted by on April 5th, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

Did you know that April 5th marks National Library Workers Day. This is a day for library staff, users, administrators, and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers. We thought this would be a perfect time to get to know some of the staff in the NNLM Region 6 office!… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, From the GMR, General

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