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Health Literacy: State of the Science 2

More notes from WUN Health Literacy Conference

This summary is from my personal notes. Any errors are  mine.
“There is much confusion in the field,” Michael Wolf of Northwestern University told Worldwide Universities Network members meeting in Southampton, England to begin developing a global agenda for health literacy research to address the global rise in non-communicable disease. Is health literacy is a field? A covariate? An outcome?  Who is responsible for health literacy? What are priority intervention targets? All these are open questions, he said. And a single perspective will fail to appreciate the complexity. 
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