Interest Groups

Webinar #6: Health Literacy for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Date: April 15, 2021 Time : USA/Canada: PST 7:00, CST 9:00, EST 10:00; Brazil: 11:00; UK: 15:00; CET: 16:00; Israel/Ethiopia: 17:00; Taiwan/Malaysia: 22:00 People with intellectual disabilities constitute a high-risk group in relation to several diseases. Promoting their health literacy could be highly beneficial [...]

The Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA), the Horowitz Center for Health Literacy at the University of Maryland, and the producers of the Health Literacy Annual Research Conference (HARC) are teaming up for the virtual event, scheduled for October 19-21, 2020. HARC/HLiA Conference – 19-20 Oct 2020 – REGISTER HERE This virtual, integrated continuing education conference brings together two health [...]

Join the IHLA Social at the HARC/HLiA Conference. Connect with health literacy friends and colleagues. We’ll take an informal approach. Join the large group discussion or start a small break out room. Make new contacts and talk with old acquaintances. For some it will be morning, for others it will afternoon or evening. Drink your [...]

The Librarians Advancing Health Literacy interest group supports librarians around the world to strengthen health literacy and reduce health disparities. In February 2019 we held our first online meeting to discuss ideas and encourage collaboration. We promoted our interest group to several professional email lists and will soon hold our second online journal club.Chair:Terri Ottosen [...]

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