Health Literacy in Public Health
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The concept of health literacy is rapidly gaining important in public health circles and has expanded in recent years to encompass information seeking, decision-making, problem solving and critical thinking applied to disease prevention and health promotion.
This on-going collection of manuscripts brings together empirical research on the health literacy with a specific focus on measurement of health literacy in community settings or at population level, Links between health literacy, healthy lifestyle, health outcomes and health service use; role of health literacy in explaining socio-economic disparities in health; interventions to advance health literacy or to facilitate access of services to persons with low levels of health literacy.
Collection published: 1 April 2014
Last updated: 23 May 2014