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Jun

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How can Project ENABLE (Expanding Nondiscriminatory Access by Librarians Everywhere) make a difference at your library?

Posted by on June 27th, 2022 0 comments

This guest post is contributed by Mary Murtland as part of her MLS internship with NNLM R7. Mary has an extensive resume including working as a library director in a rural library for over a decade! We are fortunate to have her spend her University of Rhode Island internship experience with us.    According to… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

May

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Funded Project: DetecTogether’s Roadmap to Early Cancer Detection for the Medically Underserved

Posted by on May 24th, 2022 0 comments Tags:

This post highlights one of NNLM R7’s funded projects during 2021-2022.  The following blog post was written by Jan Fountaine and Kate McCarthy of DetecTogether, an organization that strives to improve conversations and awareness about cancer detection and how to take action.  Detecting cancer early is the best way to save and improve lives for… Read More »

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Apr

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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

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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 »

Posted in: Blog

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