pharmaphorum July 30, 2021
Natalie Yeadon

In a time when much of the media’s focus is on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the differences in vaccination rates between various regions, countries, and socioeconomic groups, improving health literacy has never been more important. Impetus Digital’s Natalie Yeadon explores why.

Health literacy is a complex phenomenon that involves both individuals and their local and global communities. According to the CDC, personal health literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the ability to find, understand, and use information and services to inform health-related decisions and actions for themselves and others. On the other hand, organisational health literacy is the degree to which organisations equitably enable individuals to find, understand, and use those services and information. Compared...

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