Health literacy: the solid facts

Health literacy: the solid facts

Author: World Health Organisation

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The report argues that weak health literacy competencies have been shown to result in less healthy choices, riskier behaviour, poorer health, less self-management and more hospitalization. It sets out how action in a range of settings and sectors can enhance health literacy. Evidence is presented on how these actions can combine to empower and enable people to make sound health decisions in the context of everyday life.

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