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Last Call for Health Information Outreach Award Applications!

Posted by on March 29th, 2023 0 comments

This Friday, March 31st is the deadline to apply for up to $15,000 in funding for our Health Information Outreach Award! The Health Information Outreach Award is to improve health literacy and increase health equity through engagement and training for health information. The award can be used to support: Instructional design and training of evidence-based health resources and… Read More »

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Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information

Posted by on March 24th, 2023 0 comments

Multilingualism and multiculturalism invite us to cooperate, especially through efficient communication and cultural awareness and empathy. It paves the way to better problem-solving and deepened learning from various perspectives. Cultural diversity benefits everyone.  The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) values diversity and inclusion to advance health information equity so people can make… Read More »

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Catch Up on Region 6 Speaker Spotlight Series Recordings

Posted by on March 15th, 2023 0 comments

NNLM Region 6 Speaker Spotlight Series is a webinar series from the NNLM Region 6, featuring expert guest speakers presenting on topics of interest to all our users, from librarians to public health practitioners, educators, clinicians, and others who work with health information. Topics will be scheduled according to audience interest, seasonal applicability, and speaker… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General, Health Misinformation, NLM Resources, Outreach, Public Health, Public Libraries, Resource Sharing



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Mpox Information Outreach Awardee Projects

Posted by on February 22nd, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

NNLM Region 6 is excited to share the 3 awardees selected for the Mpox Information Outreach Award. This award will provide funding to organizations for the purpose of providing communities most at risk for mpox with high quality information about mpox. The award is intended to increase health equity through outreach and engagement. What is… Read More »

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Central Ohio Hospital Council “Health Information Translations” Project Summary

Posted by on February 20th, 2023 0 comments

Effective communication is a marker of health care quality. Shared language between patients and health care providers enables gathering information for diagnosis, explaining treatment strategies, and ensuring understanding and joint decision-making. The Network of the National Library of Medicine promotes access, use, and understanding of health information for everyone. Therefore, NNLM supported two projects that made… Read More »

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