The Tools You Need to Make Your Organization Health Literate

The Tools You Need to Make Your Organization Health Literate

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
TARGET Center

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Many Americans have difficulty putting health information to good use. There are a range of barriers, from obtaining information to processing what clinicians and others communicate to clients. Thirty-six percent of the population has what is called limited health literacy, according to a national study.

October is Health Literacy Month

The October 3 HIV.gov blog The Tools You Need to Make Your Organization Health Literate talks about the work of a HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau project with John Snow, Inc. called In It Together, which is training health professionals on the health literacy challenges among many black men who have sex with men, the population hardest hit by HIV in the U.S. Read the blog and get In It Together tools like the Health Literacy Resource Guide, just one of many resources on the TARGET Center website