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Recently Funded Projects

2016
Title Description Amount
15-40 Connection’s New Cancer Conversation: Saving lives through early cancer detection

15-40 Connection and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine both work to provide access to vital health information to improve quality of life and the healthcare experience. To close the gap

$10,000
2016 NAHSL Sponsorship

Sponsorship for planning the 2016 conference.

$1,200
Bridging Health Information Gaps at the Public Library

Through Health Team trainings, targeted use of specific online resources, and the efforts of a Health

$16,364
CoughEtiquette

This year’s approach is to take it to the public. We will continue supporting our education program with previous participants who wish to continue.

$12,557
Doula Technology Enhancement Project

All of our members receive medical assistance to qualify for our services. Therefore, the acute

$5,000
Empathy Learned Through an Extended Medical Education Virtual Reality Project

It is particularly important that innovative learning modalities are utilized to augment our University of

$14,000
Eureka! Research Fair

Girls Inc of Worcester plans to offer an 8-session program for 20 high-school girls enrolled in Eureka  ̶   a 5-year program that involves at-risk girls in planned activities and education that inc

$8,692
Health in the Square

The Health In The Square project will provide learning opportunities to the Mason Square community on nutrition, gardening, and health literacy.

$5,520
Health Literacy Collaborations

Health Literacy Collaborations: Addressing the Health Information Needs of Organizations Serving Adults with Low Health Literacy and Limited English Proficiency

$49,730
HOSA Technology and Focused Outreach

Algonquin Regional High School has a HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) club going into it’s 4th year.  We are applying for this $5000 grant in order to educate the 35 members

$5,000
HPV Education: A Varied Approach

Team Maureen has been educating a wide variety of audiences about the connection between HPV and cancer since our inception.

$10,066
Interactive Technology in the Classroom

This technology funding proposal is to obtain state of the art technology in the science and health classrooms at Saint Joseph School in Webster, MA.

$16,000
Interactive Technology in the Health Classroom and Library

This health information outreach funding proposal is to obtain stateoftheart
technology in both the library and health classroom at the Page Hilltop Elementary School in Ayer, MA. Page

$3,991
Leveraging Libraries as Hubs for Spontaneous Volunteers

Post-disaster community members seek opportunities to volunteer and support recovery efforts.
Tapping into this resource requires governments to have a plan to receive, train, and equip

$10,000
North Country Healthcare Library

Gale Medical Library at Littleton Regional Healthcare in Littleton, New Hampshire, requests
$39,083 from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine-New England Region’s Sub Award

$11,036
Portable Health Information Kiosk

The primary goal of this project is to assist in the delivery of improved health information to the residents of Martha’s Vineyard, focusing primarily on seniors and their caregivers. 

$5,000
Reducing Health Disparities Among VIPs and Other Minority Groups

It is often said that if you want to be healthy, choose your parents wisely.

$10,000
Rethinking Early Neurosurgery: The Harvey Cushing Collection

The work of Harvey Cushing, one of the founding fathers of modern neurosurgery, continues to draw attention from researchers world-wide, with articles and other works produced annually on the many

$7,689
See One, Do One, Teach One

The One Button Studio (OBS) is a simple video recording studio can be easily used by a novice to create polished video content such as oral histories, interviews, presentations, and instructional v

$9,700
Solving the Unsolvable

The primary purpose of the "Solving the Unsolvable" online discussion and symposium event is to bring together key stakeholders (located or affiliated with southeastern Massachusetts) involved in t

$8,600

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