NIAMS Web Site Debuts in Spanish
NIAMS Web SiteDebuts inSpanish
The National Institute of Arthritisand Musculoskeletal
and Skin Disease (NIAMS) haslaunched a new Spanishlanguage
Web site, called En Espa?ol, whichoffers
health education and researchinformation about arthritis,
rheumatic diseases, and disorders ofthe bone, skin,
muscle, and connective tissue.
En Espa?ol gives Spanish-speakingindividuals an
opportunity to learn more aboutNIAMS' mission and how
it is implemented through researchand other initiatives to
improve the health of the nation.Also, the Web site contains
information about NIAMS'leadership and budget
and a list of contacts for queriesabout grants and clinical
trials. "Our Spanish-language siteis a step beyond production
of health information in Spanish. Itis our attempt
to make the NIAMS Web site moreaccessible to the
growing population ofSpanish-speaking individuals,"
said NIAMS director Stephen I. Katz,MD, PhD.
En Espa?ol can be accessed at www.niams.nih.gov/index_espanol.htm.