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Health literacy toolkit for low- and middle-income countries

A series of information sheets to empower communities and strengthen health systems

Authors:
WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia

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Publication details

Editors: Dr Sarity Dodson, Dr Suvajee Good and Professor Richard Osborne
Number of pages: 146
Publication date: 10 February 2015
Languages: English
ISBN: 9789290224754

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Overview
This series of information sheets introduces health literacy, its relevance to public policy, and the ways it can be used to inform the promotion of good health, the prevention and management of communicable and noncommunicable diseases, and the reduction of health inequities. It provides information and links to further resources to assist organizations and governments to incorporate health literacy responses into practice, service delivery systems, and policy.