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Category: National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy

Attributes of Health Literate Organizations Describe How Organizations Should Provide Health Information and Services

Welcome to a re-launch of the CDC Health Literacy blog. The blog is a forum for news, activities and research relevant to health literacy and public health. We aim for weekly posts to keep the information current. ¬† A new contribution to the health literacy field is the Ten Attributes of Health Literate Health Care Read More >

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Anniversary of the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy

Today is one year and one month after the public release of the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy. The Health Literacy Workgroup at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) sponsored the Action Plan, and we have spent the last year promoting it as a strategic planning tool. The plan has Read More >

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Stories from the field: The National Action Plan in action

This week on the LINCS health literacy listserv (free to join), Julie McKinney, the list moderator, and Michael Villaire, the Institute for Healthcare Advancement, are hosting an online¬† storytelling event. They invited organizations using goals and strategies from the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy to share stories of how the plan helped them Read More >

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