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Culture and Health Literacy: Case Studies

Culture and Health Literacy: Case Studies

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 to Module 2 describes three local efforts to address the health literacy gap in Minnesota. The three projects featured include: Emergency Preparedness with Cultural Communities, known as The ECHO project; PhotoVoice; and the Urban Health Agenda Community Advisory Committee, known as UHACAC." The link 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,... Show More


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