for Health Literacy Promotion is a research organization dedicated to enabling
adults to use health information and services in ways that promote health.
- We lead
action research, data sharing, and analyses that support innovative and
collaborative public health and clinical efforts to promote functional
- We develop,
test, publish and continuously improve health education content, materials
and curricula for our programs and for clients.
- We provide
and technical assistance for health literacy promotion.
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project pilot tested methods to evaluate the suitability of health
education materials adapted from English source documents to serve
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Engaging Differences in Healthcare
Sandra Smith October 2006
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Worldwide Universities Network - Health Literacy – Preventing illness, promoting health.
To read the text click here. At the first Annual Research
Meeting at the University of Washington Tower Sandra Smith presented a
scientific poster on preliminary results of a study on the impacts of
maternal depression on mothers’ health literacy in the context of home
visitation. To view the poster click here.
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here to find out more. Health plans need culturally and
linguistically appropriate materials for non-English speaking patients.
From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Click here to read more.
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