Health Literacy. The Solid Facts
Kickbusch, I., Pelikan, J.M., Apfel, F., Tsouros, A.D.
WHO Regional Office for Europe
ISBN-13    9789289000154 ISBN-10    9289000155
Order Number    13400134 Format    Paper Back
Price    CHF    20.00 / US$    24.00 Developing countries:    CHF    14.00
English     2013        80   pages
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A. Making the case for investing in strengthening health literacy
1. European Health Literacy Survey
2. Health literacy - a key determinant of health
Example: noncommunicable diseases
3. Limited health literacy - an underestimated problem and equity challenge
Example: migrants and minorities
4. Health literacy builds resilience among individuals and communities
Example: Netherlands Alliance for Health Literacy
B. Taking action to create and strengthen health literacy-friendly settings
5. Attributes of health-literate settings
6. Health literacy is a key attribute of a healthy city
7. Attributes of health literacy-friendly organizations
8. Educational settings
9. Marketplace and community settings
10. Workplace settings
11. Health care settings
Example: adherence to medication
Example: programmes for self-managing chronic disease
12. Media and communication
13. Social media and mobile health
C. Developing policies for health literacy at the local, national and European Region levels