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Definition of Health Literacy
Health Literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to:
"Obtain, communicate, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions"
(National Network of Libraries of Medicine, 2017)
Health Literacy PowerPoint Tutorial
This tutorial defines health literacy (HL), looks at statistics about HL, and lists websites that provide health education materials at varying literacy levels, in various formats and in multiple languages.