EUROPEAN HEALTH INFORMATION GATEWAY
Policy & analysis
  • Comparative report on health literacy in eight European Union Member States
    The European Health Literacy Survey helped in mapping the issue of health literacy in Europe. The project developed instruments for measuring health literacy in Europe and documented how health literacy is operationalized in various national contexts. (European Union)
  • Conference report: crisis and opportunity – health in an age of austerity
    Conference report, including a summary of workshop organized by Maastricht University and others on health literacy. (European Health Forum Gastein and the European Union)
  • Conference report: resilient and innovative health systems for Europe
    Conference report, including summary of a workshop organized by Maastricht University on shaping a health-literate Europe. (European Health Forum Gastein and the European Union)
  • Final report: the European health literacy project
    Executive summary of the final report on the European Health Literacy Project. (European Union )
  • Health literacy – conference report
    Report from the Health Literacy Conference of the European Patients’ Forum. The contents include summaries of presentations and workshops, conference conclusions and recommendations. (European Patients’ Forum, Belgium)
  • Health literacy: improving health, health systems, and health policy around the world – workshop summary
    Report of a workshop on international health literacy efforts, with presentations and discussion on health literacy interventions from various countries and other topics related to international health literacy. (Institute of Medicine, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, USA)
  • How can health care organizations become more health literate? Workshop summary
    Report of a workshop in November 2011 to discuss the growing recognition that health literacy depends not only on individual skills and abilities but also on the demands and complexities of the health-care system. (Institute of Medicine, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, USA)
  • Innovations in health literacy – workshop summary
    Report of a round-table on health literacy to explore areas for research in health literacy, the relation between health literacy and health disparities and ways to apply information technology to improve health literacy. (Institute of Medicine, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, USA)
  • Oral health literacy
    Report of a round-table held at the above workshop to explore the field of oral health literacy. (Institute of Medicine, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, USA)
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  • Most important projects and stakeholders working in this area of public health, including intergovernmental organizations, national government bodies, and non-state actors.

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    Stakeholders & projects
    Organisations: 2Projects: 3
  • A reference list of tools and methods to aid in the design, implementation and monitoring of policies in this area of public health.

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    Tools & methods
    Monitoring: 1Policy support: 5