Efforts to Create a Georgia Statewide Health Literacy Campaign

Georgia Alliance for Health Literacy Board Member, Christine Willis, MLIS, AHIP, helped write a journal article about Georgia Health Sciences Library Association’s efforts to create a statewide health literacy campaign. The article, titled ‘Search Smart for your Health – A Statewide Health Literacy Campaign’ was published in the Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet.

Refugee Mental Health and Language Access

National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT), an Office of Refugee Resettlement mental health technical assistance provider, has posted recordings of their most recent webinars, Alternative Approaches to Refugee Mental Health and Language Access: Understand and Advocate for Your Client’s Interpretation Rights, on their website. Click here for more information With five different subject matter experts […]

World Health Organization links Health Literacy to Sustainable Development Goals

Participants in the 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion, November 2016, formally linked health literacy improvement to achievement of the U.N.’s 2030 development agenda and goals. They developed the “Shanghai Declaration on Promoting Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” and highlight ways health literacy can empower people and drive equity. To view the […]