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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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