Health literacy assessment in developing countries: a case study in Zambia.

@article{Schrauben2017HealthLA,
  title={Health literacy assessment in developing countries: a case study in Zambia.},
  author={Sarah J Schrauben and Douglas J. Wiebe},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  year={2017},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={475-481}
}
Education and literacy are key determinants of health but do not necessarily ensure health literacy (HL). The Institute of Medicine's (IOM) definition of HL is widely accepted, but there is no consensus over its constituent parts. Developing a practical measure of HL is a priority, but challenging. We aimed to derive a measure of HL in data from the… CONTINUE READING