Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy Grant

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog…

http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=VIEW&oppId=52757
The ultimate goal of this program announcement is to encourage empirical research on health literacy concepts, theory and interventions as these relate to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services public health priorities that are outlined in its Healthy People initiative. Health literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.

Search for evidence based articles on health literacy using the NLM ‘pre-formulated’ search tool http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/queries/health_literacy.html

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One Response to Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy Grant

  1. Nice blog on health literacy. Keep up the good work!

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