Health Literacy: An Intervention to Improve Health Outcomes

@article{Lynch2019HealthLA,
  title={Health Literacy: An Intervention to Improve Health Outcomes},
  author={Monique Ann-Marie Lynch and G. Franklin},
  journal={Strategies to Reduce Hospital Mortality in Lower and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) and Resource-Limited Settings},
  year={2019}
}
  • Monique Ann-Marie LynchG. Franklin
  • Published 10 September 2019
  • Medicine, Political Science, Education
  • Strategies to Reduce Hospital Mortality in Lower and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) and Resource-Limited Settings
WHO has defined health literacy as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make basic health decisions for themselves and their loved ones. The purpose of this article is to outline the scope of low health literacy as a concept and explore some appropriate interventions that researchers and healthcare professionals may use to reduce its negative impact on health outcomes such as mortality. The authors… 

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