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Rural Health Day is November 18, 2021! Evidence shows that there are marked health disparities between those living in rural areas versus their urban counterparts. Check out these events and resources: Resources Rural Health Information Hub Includes funding opportunities, state guides, rural health data visualizations, rural project examples, an online library, evidence-based toolkits, and… Read More »
NNLM Region 6 is pleased to share the success of the Minwanjige, Mino Bimaadizi (Eat Well, Live Well) project, led by Dr. Anna Wirta Kosobuski, at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth. This project was funded through the previous NNLM GMR, and focused on 2 goals: Goal 1: Empower youth in taking control of their health through better… Read More »
Each September we recognize Healthy Aging Month as a time to focus national attention on the health and well-being of older adults. Use our easy-to-understand MyHealthfinder resource to encourage adults to protect their health as they grow older. If you’re interested in national efforts to improve health for older adults, check out the Healthy People 2030 Older Adults… Read More »
August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This annual observance highlights the efforts to protect those of all ages against vaccine-preventable diseases through on-time vaccination. This year’s theme is Get Back on Track with Routine Vaccines, aiming to educate and raise awareness about the importance of getting caught up on routine vaccinations. Use NIAM as… Read More »
Background The mission of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public’s health by providing U.S. researchers, health professionals, public health workforce, educators, and the public with equal access to biomedical and health information resources and data. The NNLM’s main goals are to… Read More »