Health Literacy

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In addition to tools/resources developed specifically by the PEN® team or its partner associations (see PEN Handout Collections which includes translations and adaptations where available), links to tools/resources on external websites have been selected for this Knowledge Pathway based on their consistency with the evidence, authoritative source and currency. These external tools/resources are provided as sources of additional information believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of publication and should not be considered an endorsement of any information, service, product or company. Country-specific resources may not be totally consistent with the evidence presented in PEN, but are included to reflect current country guidelines and practice.

  • Everyday Words for Public Health Communication

    Last Updated: 2017-11-13Manual/Guide  

    A listing of common words to use in health communication from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.

    Target Audience: Professional

  • Examples of Health Literacy in Practice

    Last Updated: 2017-11-13Manual/Guide  

    Peer nominated examples of health literacy initiatives in Canada added together as a Canadian Public Health Association resource that can help inform health literacy activities, programs and policies.

     Target Audience: Professional

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