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 full declaration, visit the International Health Literacy section of the CDC website.