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Resources for Healthy Living: Hmonghealth.org & Medline Plus

Saturday, March 05, 2011 at 12:00:00 AM

 

 

The following information was presented May 5, 2011 at UW Stevens Point, as part of the HaSEAAC 17th Annual Conference,Spring into Better Health

 Goal: to help you

  • Partner with health providers to make healthy decisions for personal well-being
  • Help family members with healthcare decisions

A.      What is health information literacy and why is it important?

Health literacy is the ability to understand health information and to use that information to make good decisions about your health and medical care.

·         http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthliteracy.html

·         http://www.healthliteracywisconsin.org/

 

B.      Medline Plus:  Your best resource for trusted health information http://medlineplus.gov

·         Asian American Health http://asianamericanhealth.nlm.nih.gov

·         Refugee Health Information Network http://www.rhin.org

 

C.      Hmonghealth.org  http://www.hmonghealth.org

·         Organization and links

·         Original content:  Hmong Family Health Guide

 

Poster: Developing the Hmong Family Health Guide

 

Contact information:

 

Margaret (Peg) Allen, MLS, FMLA  
P.O. Box 2, Stratford, WI, 54484
715-687-4976     Mobile 715-212-3635
pegallen67 at gmail.com

 

Health Sciences Librarian

Consultant/Owner, Health Knowledge Consultants www.healthknowledgeconsultants.net
Coordinator, Hmonghealth.org for Wausau Area Hmong Mutual Association www.wausauhmong.org

 

 

 

 

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