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The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) created this e-toolkit to help support outreach efforts to multicultural communities. The materials included here can be used as a helpful guide to begin planning your own dissemination strategies.

Health Planners

For print-ready files of the health planner, please contact the NIAMS Information Clearinghouse at 877–226–4267 (toll free). Use the label below to add your organization’s contact information to the health planners.

Resources for Outreach

  • Flyer

    Promote the availability of the health planner in your organization or community.
    Use the Contact Information Label below to add your organization’s contact information to the flyer.

  • Contact Information Label
    Add your organization’s contact information to the health planners, patient education resources, or the flyer.

  • Facebook Posts (English / Spanish)

    Ask your friends to like your post about the NIAMS.

  • Newsletter Article (English / Spanish)

    Share information about the free health resources available from the NIAMS.

  • Outreach Tips

    Read about research-based tips to help distribute the planner, A Year of Health, effectively.

  • PowerPoint Slide

    Use this PowerPoint slide in your presentations to promote the availability of the health planner in your organization or community.

  • Web Banners

    Add a link to the NIAMS National Multicultural Outreach Initiative on your website or blog.

Patient Education Resources

Use the health tips and information provided in these one-page resources to educate your clients about staying healthy and managing the conditions of bones, joints, muscles, skin, and pain. Print and distribute the tip sheets, or modify the templates to include additional resources and images from the NIAMS image gallery (see below). Also, use the Contact Information Label above to add your organization's contact information to the tip sheets.

Image Gallery

Use the images from the health planner in your organization’s materials.

General Information