Health Literacy and its impacts

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: DUNCAN, Gregory (Monash University, Eastern Health Clinical School, Carlton North, Australia)
  • Co-author(s): Gregory Duncan
  • Abstract:

    Health Literacy is a relatively recent concept that describes the capacity of people to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. People with functional and higher levels of health literacy are usually able to taker health information on board and consider what this means for

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