IHLA submits statement to the World Health Organization (WHO) Director General on health literacy as essential live saving strategy during the pandemic. Throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, health literacy has manifested itself as an essential life-saving determinant of health and of healthy behavior. COVID-19 has given rise to the COVID-19 infodemic spreading dangerous [...]
The first Global Health Literacy Summit will be held on 26-28 October 2020 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. This event will be filled with great content, speakers and network opportunities to advance health literacy. Click the flyer below to visit the Global Summit 2020 website for more information and to submit your abstract.
Read the IHLA Newsletter – October 2019 October is health literacy month. What are you doing to celebrate and raise awareness? IHLA is working with E-DA Healthcare Group | I-Shou University to plan the first Global Health Literacy Summit 2020. We are mobilizing stakeholders from around the world to make this a ‘must-attend’ conference. Join [...]
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 [...]
Asian Health Literacy Association Conference Join IHLA for professional development courses on health literate organizations and health literacy policy and other events as a co-host of the Asian Health Literacy Conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 10 – 12 November 2019