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Express Health Information Outreach Award Region 3

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National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Mar 1, 2023

The Express Health Information Outreach Award will provide short-term funding for projects that improve health information literacy and increase the ability of consumers, caregivers, students, and other members of the public to find and use health information. Projects should focus on building partnerships, collaborating with local community groups, and other key groups to provide health information outreach projects to underrepresented populations in the region.

Funds may also be used to:

  • Improve healthcare professional access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high-quality biomedical and health information
  • Implement technology applications or activity kits to enhance access to high quality health information

Preference will be given to projects that increase information access for current and future audiences, with priority for underrepresented populations experiencing health disparities relating to:

  • Race and ethnicity
  • Biological sex, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation
  • Cognitive and physical abilities
  • Religious background or identification
  • Socioeconomic status
  • Education level, health literacy, and linguistic needs
  • Geographic location including underrepresented populations from medically underserved areas

Applicants must be a Region 3 member of the Network of the National Library of Medicine, which includes:

  • Arkansas
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
Membership is free and comes with a variety of benefits and responsibilities, as listed on the membership website.
Geographic coverage
Region 3 states which include Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas
Amount of funding

Up to $8,000

Application process

Application instructions are provided on the program website.

Email completed applications to

Tagged as
Health disparities · Health literacy · LGBTQ+ · Limited English proficient · Minorities · People with disabilities · Poverty · Racial and ethnic groups · Technology for health and human services · Arkansas · Kansas · Louisiana · Missouri · Nebraska · Oklahoma · Texas

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