About Us

Learn more about who we are

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The Urban Health e-Library provides online resources about the special health issues facing low-income, urban populations. Grocery stores that don't carry healthy foods, substandard living conditions that impact environmental health, unsafe streets where children can't play outside and exercise - these are some of the many barriers to health faced by city residents.

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Our Mission and History

The mission of the Urban Health e-Library is to increase public awareness and dialogue about special health issues faced by urban residents around the world. Our goals are to promote knowledge and advocate for a healthier society.

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The Urban Health e-library is a private, nonprofit organization funded in part by a grant from the California State Library. Established in 2004 in Montrose, California, we now have locations throughout the Southwest United States.

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Our Content

Led by a dedicated group of medical librarians and consumer health advocates, the Urban Health e-library endeavors to locate the most accurate and relevant urban health information. We obtain our information from trusted, quality health data sources run by government and non-profit organizations.

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Tell Us How We're Doing

If you have any suggestions for new resources or updates to our existing information, please let us know through our contact page.

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