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IHA Annual Health Literacy Conference Offers Discount to Medical Librarians!:
The Institute for Healthcare Advancement is hosting its 10th Annual Health Literacy Conference: “Health Literacy = Effective Communication: Translating Ideas Into Practice” May 4-6, 2011 in Irvine, California. Registration is open now. Use the code “NNLM11″ when you register, and you will receive a $50.00 discount on your registration! For more information on the conference, go online to http://www.iha4health.org/default.aspx/MenuItemID/226.htm
Save the Date for Virtual Participation!
IHA will be holding an interactive virtual preconference session on May 4th to discuss the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy. The first part of this session will be available to anyone in the country. Join in the social media discussion and hear how other organizations around the country are using the National Action Plan, and join the discussion with information about what you’re doing or suggestions for others. Then, conference attendees can stay for an instructional session to help you draft an Action Plan for your organization. The virtual portion of the conference takes place from 12noon – 1:30pm PT. More details on how to participate virtually will be posted online in the next month. [scb]