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 and data sharing that support innovative and
collaborative public health and efforts to promote health literacy.
- We develop, test, publish and continuously improve content, materials and curricula for our programs and for our clients.
- We provide technical assistance for health literacy promotion.
October is Health Literacy Month!
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Download of the week:
SAM Guide to selecting or producing health education materials that work
This 36 page guide to selecting and producing health education materials that work for a particular audience uses the SAM Suitability Assessment of Materials with examples from the Beginnings Pregnancy Guide. The SAM synthesizes mounds of research on adult learning to rate materials on 21 factors known to affect comprehension and usability of information. It produces a a score that is useful for comparing materials under consideration and for evaluating information under development. Click here to download.
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Organizations need culturally and
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