Center for Health Literacy Promotion - Action research for effective use of health info & services
The Center 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 health literacy.

  • 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

Print the Beginnings Guides Brochure.
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Promoting Health Literacy with Free Information & Cool Tools from Your National Library of Medicine. Check out the Free Training page.

26 independent reviewers judge Beginnings Pregnancy Guide easy to understand and act on.
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Download of the week:
This project assesses the relationship of maternal health literacy and maternal depression, and their impacts on utilization of adult and child health services and delivery of home visitation services.

Featured Content:
Quality Innovation:  Our intervention to promote health literacy through home visitation profiled at AHRQ Innovation Exchange. Beginnings Guides: a tool to improve quality and reduce disparities. Innovation Profile: Reflective Approach to Improve Health Literacy 

CHLP is a member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine
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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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