123 results for: Health Literacy

Health Literacy Background

Background information related to health literacy.

2017-11-30 – Background

Health Literacy Web Links

A collection of websites related to health literacy.

     2019-05-20 – Website

Health Literacy Summary of Recommendations and Evidence

A synthesis of the recommendations and evidence regarding health literacy.

2017-12-18 – Summary of Recommendations and Evidence

Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion

Health Literacy: Prescription to End Confusion, from the Institute of Medicine, examines knowledge and research available on health literacy and provides suggestions on how to remove health literacy barriers.

2017-02-23 – Book

Examples of Health Literacy in Practice

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.

  2017-11-13 – Manual/Guide

Messages for All Voices: Integrating Cultural Competence and Health Literacy in Health Materials, Forms and Signage

The definitive Canadian guide to creating culturally relevant health information is published by Communications Nova Scotia.

  2019-05-20 – Manual/Guide

National Health Literacy Action Plan

The National Action Plan, from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, seeks "to engage organizations, professionals, policymakers, communities, individuals, and families in a linked, multi-sector effort to improve health literacy". Strategies focus on providing people with information they can understand in order to make informed health care decisions.

  2017-02-23 – Strategy

Learn About Health Literacy

Information for professionals from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about what health literacy is, including a link to an hour video by Dr. Rima Rudd providing an overview of the field including research and related findings.

2017-02-23 – Audio/Visual