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World Immunization Week and National Infant Immunization Week April 24-30, 2022

Posted by on April 26th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

We recognize both World Immunization Week #LongLifeforAll #Vaccines4Life and National Infant Immunization Week #NIIW as we highlight the importance of protecting ourselves and our communities from vaccine-preventable disease. The World Health Organization’s World Immunization Week theme for this year’s campaign is Long Life for All.  Find campaign information and materials from WHO:  World Immunization Week 2022… Read More »

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Mar

28

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Check out a few Environmental Health and Community Science resources…and THEN Kick-off Citizen Science Month this Friday April 1st! Join the #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Environmental Health Edition.

Posted by on March 28th, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

Each year, NNLM hosts 2 Wikipedia Edit-a-thons to improve health topic pages on Wikipedia. We identify a topic and articles in need of improvement. Then we join experienced and new Wikipedia editors to work together to add citations to quality health information resources. For this Spring 2022 #CiteNLM campaign, we are focusing on ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH…. Read More »

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Mar

28

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Celebrating Black Maternal Health Week – April 11 – April 17, 2022

Posted by on March 28th, 2022 0 comments

In the United States, Black women are three times more likely to die in pregnancy or childbirth than White women Working Together to Reduce Black Maternal Mortality | Health Equity Features | CDC. We would like to highlight some events and resources in the month of April to promote maternal health and Black Maternal Health… Read More »

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Mar

04

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What does Wikipedia have to do with health information?

Posted by on March 4th, 2022 0 comments

Looking for a way to celebrate Citizen Science Month, support healthier environments, and fight health inequity in one event? We’ve got you covered! Each year, NNLM hosts two public Wikipedia edit-a-thons, one in the Spring and one the Fall. Editors gather to add citations from trusted sources to existing health and medical articles in Wikipedia…. Read More »

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Feb

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Learn more about the Consumer Health Information Specialization!

Posted by on February 28th, 2022 0 comments

Do you provide consumer health information in your library? Do you get health questions at the reference desk and wish you knew more about finding resources? Would you like to incorporate health programming at your library? If you answered “yes” or even “maybe” to the questions above, you might be interested in learning more about… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, MLA

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