Bronwyn's Library Blog

Thursday, June 08, 2006

NCLIS Announces Grand Prize Winner

South Carolina Program Reduces Health Disparities

By Improving Access to High-Quality Information about Diabetes

What are the best library programs in the country addressing health and wellness issues?

From 50 state winners, a grand prize winner has been chosen by a Federal panel, receiving $20,000 for its innovative work to reduce the risk of diabetes.

An all-day forum featuring the ten finalist libraries took place at the National Library of Medicine on May 3rd. The grand prize winner was announced at a reception that evening. NLM is pleased to have provided some support to six of the finalist winners through the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

And the winner is:The "REACH 2010" Charleston and Georgetown (South Carolina) Diabetes Coalition's Library Partnership.

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