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Culture and Health Literacy: Beyond Access


Culture and Health Literacy: Beyond Access

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According to the web site: "This online course discusses how inequalities in health information contribute to health disparities and what communities can do to close the gap and improve health literacy. The course is divided into two modules.This link is to Module 1 features Beyond Access: Communication Inequality and Its Implications for Health Disparities, a presentation by Dr. Kasiomayajula Viswanath, a national expert on health communication. He describes inequalities in the generation,... More
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: October 28, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 13, 2014
Submitter: Jeanne Sewell
Keywords: Cultural Advocacy, Health Literacy, Communication Inequality, Cultural competence


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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Computer with a broadband Internet Connection and Flash Player. The slides are best heard using speakers; however, a text version is also available.
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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