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ZMapp Drill, Functional and Full-Scale Exercise Template Set
National Ebola Training and Education Center. 04/30/2018 This suite of 13 documents is designed to allow users to have the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) tools and documentation to conduct an operations-based exercise that tests essential capabilities for the procurement and administration of experimental treatments such as ZMapp, and the preparation of experimental treatments related to Ebola or other special pathogens. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Psychosocial predictors and psychological prevention of soccer injuries: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature - Slimani M, Bragazzi NL, Znazen H, Paravlic A, Azaiez F, Tod D.
OBJECTIVES: To examine (a) the relationships between the psychosocial risk factors and injury rates and (b) the effects of psychological-based prevention interventions on the injury risk of soccer players. DESIGN: Scholarly electronic databases (Pu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Risk of injury after evening and night work - findings from the Danish Working Hour Database - Nielsen HB, Larsen AD, Dyreborg J, Hansen ÅM, Pompeii LA, Conway SH, Hansen J, Kolstad HA, Nabe-Nielsen K, Garde AH.
This study invest... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Funding Awarded to the Ni Mi Way
The GMR office is thrilled to announce the funding of the Ni Mi Way project at the University of Minnesota Medical School-Duluth via our Health Information Outreach award. Project: Description:  Ni Mi Way means “I am well” in the Ojibwe language.  It serves as both an inspiration and potential outcome of the project proposed by the partnership of UMMS-Duluth’s Anna Wirta-Kosobuski and Bois Forte Band of Chippewa.  The projects strives to empower Bois Forte band members to become well-informed health consumers in control of their own well being, and who in turn, will work to build a com...
Source: The Cornflower - May 21, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Sam Watson Tags: Funding News from the Region Source Type: news

What is BACM?
Discussion Leg pain in children has a broad differential diagnosis and includes more innocuous problems such as growing pains and transient synovitis but also more serious problems including neurological diseases or malignancy. Occult or self-limited trauma are also common causes. A review can be found here. Limping can be painful or painless and has its own differential diagnosis which can overlap with leg pain. A differential diagnosis for limping can be found here. Muscle weakness also has its’ own differential diagnosis which can be found here. Learning Point Benign acute childhood myositis (BACM) has other names...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 21, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Executive Committee Minutes, February 13, 2018
Participants: Peter Elias, John Grohol, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods Announcements / Comments Joe announced that he has a free pass available for HIMSS, which he procured as part of our ongoing efforts to strengthen our relationship with HIMSS. [Subsequently given to SPM member.] Danny announced that Matthew Holt has raised $15,000 for HIMSS travel fund. Note, the procedure this year will allow non-members to apply, but $50 of non-member travel award will be applied toward a membership.  Any leftover funds will stay in the SPM travel fund. Distribution of the ...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: janicemc Tags: Executive Minutes News Executive Committee Minutes Meeting Minutes Source Type: news

Identify, Isolate, Inform: Assessment, Management, and Placement of PUI (Person Under Investigation)
National Ebola Training and Education Center. 01/25/2018 This course discusses best practices for the assessment, management, and placement of patients under investigation for exposure to Ebola and other special pathogens of concern. It explains the tiered system developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a national framework to coordinate a networked approach to mitigate disease transmission and activate resources within a state and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) region. Participants will learn to identify the components of identifying, isolating, and informing of a person under investigati...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Special Pathogens of Concern
National Ebola Training and Education Center. 04/26/2018 This course describes pathogen-related factors that may warrant treatment in a biocontainment unit. Participants will be able to distinguish between concepts of infectious, communicable, and hazardous as they relate to Ebola and other special pathogens of concern. They will also be able to describe the clinical presentation of selected special pathogens from the two broad categories: viral hemorrhagic fevers, and the highly pathogenic respiratory viruses. (Video or Multimedia) Site requires free registration. (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

How To Make a Subscription Business Model Work in Medtech
We present the data to the clinician through a web portal that helps clinicians promote better feeding, continuity of care, and to better focus resources on high-risk babies. Our database is always growing, and new results strengthen our algorithms, resulting in better actionable data. A subscription model allows us to keep all users working from the most current data available, and allows our technology to always be on the leading edge of our analytics. MD+DI: Why do you think this specific business model could be good for business for both device developers and consumers? What’s the upside for both parties? Malice:...
Source: MDDI - May 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: MD & M East (New York) Business Source Type: news

El minuto de Mayo Clinic: Perder peso con un diario de alimentaci?n
Si intenta perder peso, llevar un diario de alimentaci?n puede ser un instrumento valioso. Anotar qu? y cu?nto come puede revelar calor?as olvidadas y patrones escondidos que tal vez entorpezcan sus esfuerzos por bajar esos kilos de m?s. Vea: el minuto de Mayo Clinic Se?ores periodistas: el paquete del video con calidad de teledifusi?n (1:06) [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Molecular Zika Virus (ZIKV) Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) Assays: Performance Characteristics
U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 05/01/2018 This four-page table details the performance characteristics of 14 Zika emergency use authorization assays. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed the use of these medical products for this emergency based on scientific data. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Special Pathogen Mystery Drill Toolkit Drill, Functional and Full-Scale Template
National Ebola Training and Education Center. 04/30/2018 This toolkit serves as a template to support healthcare delivery sites for highly infectious disease preparedness and response through exercises. This ExPlan was developed to provide exercise participants with the necessary tools to conduct Mystery Patient Drills and the flexibility to adapt the exercise to the individualized needs of each facility and varied composition of each local community. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Molecular Zika Virus (ZIKV) Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) Assays: Key Characteristics
U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 05/01/2018 This four-page table details the key characteristics of 14 Zika emergency use authorization assays. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed the use of these medical products for this emergency based on scientific data. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Educational Videos: Protective Actions, Pharmaceutical Countermeasures, and Health Effects
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health. 04/26/2018 These 10 videos describe what protective actions to take in a radiation emergency, the possible health effects of radiation exposure and contamination, and medical treatments that may be available. Videos cover Where to Go in a Radiation Emergency; Get Inside, Stay Inside, Stay Tuned; Self-Decontamination in a Radiation Emergency; Food and Water Safety in a Radiation Emergency; Prussian Blue; KI (Potassium Iodide); Acute Radiation Syndrome; Biological Effects of Radiation Cutaneous Radiation Injury; and Prenatal Radiation Expos...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

What Is Legal Preparedness and Why Is It Important to Tribal Nations?
University of Pittsburgh. 03/03/2018 This module, the first of four modules developed by the Tribal Legal Preparedness Project, provides an overview of legal preparedness, discusses the importance of the law to public health emergencies, and describes ways the law can enhance preparedness for Tribal Nations. Participants will learn how to define legal preparedness and its importance to public health emergencies; describe why Tribal Nations should be concerned about preparedness and how laws can enhance preparedness for Tribal Nations; and discuss two examples to highlight the importance of legal preparedness for Tribal Nat...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Jurisdictional Issues and Using the Law to Enhance Cross-Jurisdictional Collaboration
University of Pittsburgh. 03/03/2018 This module, the second of four modules developed by the Tribal Legal Preparedness Project, describes how the law can assist with collaboration and coordination for emergency preparedness, response, and recovery, as well as how intergovernmental agreements can enhance cross-jurisdictional coordination and provide the opportunity to address issues and resolve disputes in advance before a disaster or emergency occurs. It also provides recommendations to ensure successful intergovernmental agreements. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Disaster Declarations
University of Pittsburgh. 03/03/2018 This module, the third of four modules developed by the Tribal Legal Preparedness Project, reviews the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Tribal Declaration Pilot Guidance, the differences between a Tribe being a sub or a direct recipient, and the process Tribal governments will use to request direct declarations, as well as the criteria FEMA will use to evaluate Tribal declaration requests. Participants will learn how to recognize the authority for Tribal declarations, and define the federal framework for emergency declarations. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Reso...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Tribal Legal Preparedness Best Practices Toolkit
University of Pittsburgh. 03/03/2018 This module, the fourth of four modules developed by the Tribal Legal Preparedness Project, provides an array of best practices shared by Tribal Nations, including audio and video recordings of Tribal public health/emergency management practitioners, so that Tribal Nations are sharing their success stories and helping other Tribes. Participants will learn to identify at least one legal best practice their Tribal Nation can implement. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Funding Awarded to Ixodes Outreach Project
  We at the GMR office are pleased to announce that the University of Minnesota-Duluth has been granted a Health Information Outreach award to support their research into Lyme disease. Project Description – The Ixodes Outreach Project is a concerted effort to tackle the emerging epidemic of Lyme disease in the upper Midwest.  Dr. Ben Clarke and his team at the University of Minnesota-Duluth will be promoting awareness of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through educational outreach activities, a citizen-science program, and an undergraduate research experience.   The primary component of this re...
Source: The Cornflower - May 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Sam Watson Tags: Funding News from the Region Source Type: news

Job Opening: Head, Health & Information Products Unit
The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) is hiring a Head for the Health& Information Products Unit. Applications will be accepted beginning from 5/31/2018 – 6/4/2018. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - May 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

HighWire and PubGrade partner to increase publisher revenues
HighWire, the technology partner of choice for leading commercial and scholarly publishers, has announced a new partnership with PubGrade GmbH. HighWire and PubGrade have agreed to provide HighWire customers with with the option of leveraging PubGrade’s integrated advertising platform: PubGrade for Publishers. PubGrade’s platform-as-a-service solution: PubGrade for Publishers will provide publishers with a fully integrated advertising platform that enables them to offer cutting-edge digital advertising campaign targeting, monitoring, reporting, as well as workflow and optimization solutions. “We are proud...
Source: News from STM - May 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Featured Source Type: news

Clade X Exercise
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. 05/15/2018 This tabletop exercise was held on May 15, 2018, to illustrate high-level strategic decisions and policies that the United States and the world will need to pursue in order to prevent a pandemic or diminish its consequences should prevention fail. It addresses a severe pandemic caused by a novel pathogen. It mixes aspects of actual past events with well-researched fictional elements to illustrate some of the difficult decisions that national leaders could face in a severe pandemic. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases and the Opioid Epidemic
National Association of County and City Health Officials. 01/2018 This Web page provides resources for health departments about the opioid epidemic and the increased the risk of transmission of blood-borne viruses, including HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV), and hepatitis B virus (HBV) through unsafe injection practices. The resources will help health departments assess local vulnerability to the spread of hepatitis and HIV among people who inject drugs, and determine what actions are needed to prepare for and respond to this vulnerability. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Opioid Epidemic
National Association of County and City Health Officials. 01/2018 This Web page provides resources to support local health departments in their efforts to respond to the opioid epidemic through the implementation of evidence-based policies and programs for the prevention and treatment of opioid use disorder and its related health consequences. They include guidelines, case studies, and resources for building a local response. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Frequently Asked Questions on Ebola Virus Disease Vaccine
World Health Organization. 05/14/2018 This Web page provides answers to eight questions about an Ebola virus disease vaccine. Questions include if now is the right time to use the candidate vaccine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, how the candidate vaccine will be administered and who will receive it, and if participation in the vaccine is voluntary. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Illicit Opioids: Office of National Drug Control Policy and Other Agencies Need to Better Assess Strategic Efforts
U.S. Government Accountability Office. 05/17/2018 This 13-page document is testimony before the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to discuss the Government Accountability Office's recent work related to combating the opioid problem and the role of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). It discusses federal agencies'specific opioid-related strategies and the extent to which each agency is measuring its performance; and their efforts to enhance collaboration and information sharing to limit the availability of illicit opioids, ongoing challenges to doing this, and ONDCP's role...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Local Response to Public Health Emergencies: Focus On the Opioid Epidemic
National Association of County and City Health Officials. 03/2018 This one-page fact sheet provides information about a project that aims to increase the capacity of local health departments to respond effectively to the opioid epidemic by working more closely with state and local partners (e.g., law enforcement, healthcare providers, local/state health departments) and rolling out evidence-based strategies at the local level. The project strives to address issues arising from high rates of opioid-related fatal and non-fatal overdoses that are prevalent in many communities due to high prescribing rates and diversion of pre...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Good Evidence That HPV Vaccines Protect Against Cervical Precancer
THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 -- Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines protect against cervical precancer in adolescent girls and young women, according to a review published online May 9 in the Cochrane Library. Marc Arbyn, M.D., from the Belgian Cancer... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, May-Jun 2018, NLM to Discontinue PubMed Health on October 31, 2018
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has decided to discontinue PubMed Health effective October 31, 2018, as the majority of information it provides is available in more heavily used NLM resources, such as PubMed, Bookshelf, and MedlinePlus. By focusing our attention on these highly used platforms, we will be able to better serve users and meet their needs for access to quality health and medical information. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - May 17, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight NLM @ MLA 2018: attending the Medical Library Association conference in Atlanta, GA? Stop by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) exhibit booth 145 to meet NLM staff and see NLM Web products and services. The NLM Theater at the booth will feature demonstrations and tutorials on a wide variety of topics. You can also talk to MAR staff at the booth about funding, training, and current initiatives! Sunday, May 20 from 1:00-2:00 PM: Executive Director Kate Flewelling Monday, May 21 from 10:00-10:30 AM and 1:30-2:00 PM: Acade...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - May 17, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

U.S. Government and Global Health Security
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. 11/01/2017 This issue brief discusses how attention to global health security - efforts to help prepare for and address pandemic and epidemic diseases - has grown significantly over the past few decades, driven by the ongoing threat posed by emerging infectious diseases (EIDs), including HIV, SARS, H1N1, Ebola, and Zika. It details the U.S. Government's efforts in global health security, and the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), with agency activity descriptions. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Epidemic Ready: Community Engagement Key in Fight Against Ebola
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. 01/2018 This eight-page report summarizes a project, started at the height of the Ebola virus disease epidemic in West Africa and funded by the European Union, which aimed to halt transmission and stop the disease spreading to neighboring countries in the region through community engagement and social and behavior change communication. The reportdocuments best practices and lessons learned in community engagement and accountability (CEA) to prevent epidemics in West Africa. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

GRID 2018: Global Report on Internal Displacement
Norwegian Refugee Council, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre. 05/2018 This 120-page report explores why so many countries still struggle with internal displacement despite 20 years of international, regional, and national policy efforts and investments. It details the global displacement landscape, including new displacement by conflict and disasters; progress made in reducing internal displacement; and filling the data gaps. Some of the highest levels of displacement associated with disasters came as a result of tropical cyclones, including Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and a series of typhoons in South and Ea...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Ebola: Five Key Questions
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. 05/14/2018 These five key questions seek to increase understanding about Ebola, and compare it to 12 other infectious diseases that represent public health challenges today. These different diseases vary in terms of how they are spread, how deadly they are, and whether there are vaccines, treatments, or cures to address them. A table details Ebola: Key Characteristics Compared to Other Infectious Diseases. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

NLM to Discontinue PubMed Health on October 31
The National Library of Medicine has decided to discontinue PubMed Health effective October 31, 2018, as the majority of information it provides is available in more heavily used NLM resources, such as PubMed, Bookshelf, and MedlinePlus. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Springer Nature charts rapid growth in open access articles by UK authors
A new report outlines how Springer Nature has been able to deliver rapid growth in gold open access (OA) articles in the UK. In the five years since the Finch report was produced in 2012, Springer Nature has published nearly 28,000 gold OA articles with a UK corresponding author, according to the report Gold open access in the UK: Springer Nature’s transition. In 2017, 77% of all Springer Nature publications with UK corresponding authors were published via gold OA, representing a 174% increase in gold OA articles from 2013 to 2017 for this group. The rapid growth in UK articles published via the gold OA route has bee...
Source: News from STM - May 17, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Featured Source Type: news

Data Management Systems for Radiation Population Monitoring
National Association of County and City Health Officials. 06/2017 This eight-page report highlights practices and resources to help state and local health departments develop strategies to manage radiation population monitoring data during radiation emergencies. It discusses a variety of research activities on data management systems for radiation population monitoring that were conducted in 2016-2017. The research found that state and local health departments currently use some promising practices but still face challenges related to how radiation population monitoring data are collected, managed, shared, used, and report...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Tribal Zika Response and Planning: Pre-Application Webinar
National Indian Health Board. 07/11/2017 This 32-minute webinar discusses a 2017 call for applications for a Tribal Zika Response and Planning award. Designed to enhance the capacity of Tribes, this funding would provide awards with the opportunity to prepare for the possibility of Zika transmission in Tribal communities. Applicants would select up to two activities from the provided list to be funded, which includes capacity building on topics such as Zika preparedness planning, vector control, risk communication, partnership building, and stakeholder engagement. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Roadmap to Ready: A Training and Mentoring Program for New Preparedness Coordinators
National Association of County and City Health Officials. 10/2017 This two-page fact sheet provides information about Roadmap to Ready, a year-long training and mentoring program that helps new emergency preparedness coordinators navigate the complex landscape of public health preparedness. The program provides participants with the knowledge, skills, connections, and resources they need to successfully lead and coordinate public health disaster/emergency preparedness planning and response activities in their local jurisdictions. (PDF) Site requires free registration. (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medi...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Fundamentals of Evaluation for Public Health Programming
National Indian Health Board. 12/07/2017 This one-hour, 20-minute webinar moves through the different levels of process and outcome evaluation, clearly defining them and providing suggestions and tips on how to conduct evaluations easily and successfully. It uses widely accepted terminology and methodologies so that the basics are well understood and can be universally applied across different programs or disciplines. The scenario example is about group classes to teach youth under the age of 21 about the prevention of the Zika virus. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

World Politics Review Becomes One of the First Global Publishers to use OpenAthens ’ New Cloud Product
Internationally renowned World Politics Review is among the first information providers to use OpenAthens’ cloud-based system. OpenAthens, which provides federated identity and access management services to a global client base, offers migration to its cloud-based system for current customers and to new customers who might not have previously been able to access a traditional federation-style model. Intended to enhance its customers’ end user experiences, OpenAthens Cloud offers a high degree of transparency and insight into what information is being accessed which is of great value to publi...
Source: News from STM - May 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Source Type: news

Funding Awarded for Digital Health Literacy Workshops
The GMR office is excited to announce that Wisconsin Health Literacy (WHL) has been granted a Health Information Outreach Award for its project, Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust. Background: A recent WHL survey of literacy tutors found that a significant number of their adult students wish they could do better in finding online information on health symptoms, resources to help them stay healthy, and resources in other languages. Nearly half also wanted help scanning health websites to find what’s relevant to them. These needs may result in part from the fact that those with low literacy use websites ...
Source: The Cornflower - May 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Derek Johnson Tags: Funding Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Mar-Apr 2018, NLM @ MLA - 2018 [Editor's Note Added]
[Editor's note added May 16, 2018: The NLM Theater Schedule was updated to reflect staff availability.] (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - May 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Family Planning and Reproductive Health Indicators Database
A comprehensive listing of the most widely used indicators for evaluating family planning and reproductive health programs in developing countries. The database contains definitions, data requirements, data sources, purposes, and issues for core indicators along with links to other websites and documents containing additional family planning and reproductive health indicators. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

More Kids Are Attempting and Thinking About Suicide, According to a New Study
The number of kids hospitalized for thinking about or attempting suicide doubled in less than a decade, according to a study published Wednesday in Pediatrics. In 2008, 0.66% of all U.S. children’s hospital visits were due to either suicide attempts or suicidal thoughts, also known as suicide ideation. By 2015, according to the study, that number had jumped to 1.82%, with rates rising across age groups and demographics. The largest increases were seen among adolescents between two age groups — 15 and 17, and 12 and 14 — according to the study. Increases were also higher among girls than boys, the study sa...
Source: TIME: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime Source Type: news

Sweden stands up for open access – cancels agreement with Elsevier
Large science publisher Elsevier does not meet the requirements of Swedish universities and research institutes. In order to take steps towards the goal of immediate open access by 2026 set by the Swedish Government, the Bibsam Consortium has after 20 years decided not to renew the agreement with the scientific publisher Elsevier. To be able to make the necessary transition from a subscription-based to an open access publishing system the Bibsam Consortium requires: Immediate open access to all articles published in Elsevier journals by researchers affiliated to participating organisations Reading access for participating...
Source: News from STM - May 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: European Featured Source Type: news

Springer Nature commits to support collaborative solutions to society ’s grand challenges
Springer Nature is helping to uncover research-based solutions to real-world problems, with the launch of its third Change the World, One Article at a Time campaign. The campaign – which launches today – will showcase more than 250 articles published in Springer Nature journals in 2017, which have been handpicked because the research within them has the potential to have a significant impact on society’s grand challenges. All articles in the campaign are freely available until 31 July 2018 through the dedicated Change the World page on Springernature.com. As one of the world’s largest publishers foc...
Source: News from STM - May 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Climate-Resilient Water Safety Plans: Managing Health Risks Associated with Climate Variability and Change
World Health Organization. 08/2017 This 92-page document provides guidance on how climate considerations can be integrated into water safety planning to provide greater resilience to the current and predicted impacts of climate change and variability on water supplies. It is intended to help water suppliers and water safety plan (WSP) teams who have already committed to using the WSP approach and are developing and implementing plans to gain greater understanding of climate change and how it can be considered and addressed in the WSP process. The document will also be useful to other stakeholders, particularly health and e...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

RITN (Radiation Injury Treatment Network) Exercises
Radiation Injury Treatment Network. 09/2017 This Web page provides materials from Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN) Exercises. Topics are Hospital Preparedness Exercises: Guidebook; Tabletop Exercises (TTX); RITN Regional TTX; RITN Sponsored Full-Scale and Functional Exercises (FSE); and RITN Exercise Videos. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Acute Public Health Events Assessed by WHO Regional Offices for Africa, the Americas and Europe Under the International Health Regulations (2005): 2016 Report
World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa. 11/2017 This 29-page report summarizes public health events detected, verified, assessed, and reported in three World Health Organization (WHO) Regions - Africa, the Americas, and Europe - from 2001 to 2016, with a focus on 2016. From 2001 to 2016, 5,472 events were recorded in the WHO Event Management System (EMS), 373 of which were recorded in 2016. Most of these events were of infectious origin, including large yellow fever outbreaks; continuation of the Ebola and Zika virus disease outbreaks, including imported Zika congenital syndrome cases; sequelae of civil conf...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news