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Public Health Funding Opportunity


The NN/LM SCR announces the Partners in Public Health Information Outreach award Request for Proposals (RFP).

The goal of the Partners in Public Health Information Outreach award is to provide the public health workforce with timely, convenient access to information resources that can help them perform their jobs more effectively. Proposed projects should target public health department employees serving state and local communities.

Potential areas of focus could include:

  • Increasing the public health community’s awareness and use of currently available health information resources including NLM databases
  • Training the public health workforce to use technology to retrieve and assess the quality of information resources
  • Increasing collaboration and relationship between public health agencies and health sciences libraries
  • Developing new and innovative uses of technology (PDAs, distance education, wireless applications, etc) to improve information skills and usage by the public health workforce

Funding: One project up to $25,000
Deadline for Submission of Proposal: November 15, 2006



A Letter of Intent must be provided no later than close of business October 1, 2006. The Letter of Intent can be submitted electronically, by mail, or by fax. Your expression of intent is not binding but will greatly assist in planning for proposal evaluation.

Addition information on this funding opportunity and instructions for submitting a proposal is located at:

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