Literacy promotion by health care professionals: A comprehensive biomedical and psychosocial approach.

Abstract

Literacy is the ability to read, write and understand print. Proficiency in literacy is fundamental to social inclusion and strongly linked to health outcomes. Thus, improving literacy is important for lifelong health promotion. Poverty, inadequate hearing, speech and vision and learning disabilities may challenge literacy development. In our review, we… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/pch/pxx143

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