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Culture and Health Literacy:  Beyond Access

Culture and Health Literacy: Beyond Access

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, manipulation, distribution and capacity to act on health information among social and cultural groups in the United States.... Module 2 describes three local efforts to address the health literacy gap in Minnesota. The three projects featured include: Emergency Preparedness with Cultural Communities,... Show More
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