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Advancing health literacy through primary health care systems

Bush, Robert; Boyle, Frances; Ostini, Remo; Ozolins, Ieva; Brabant, Madeleine; Jimenez Soto, Eliana; Eriksson, Lars

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Evidence from Australia and elsewhere shows that large numbers of people do not have the level of health literacy needed to navigate the health care system and manage their health. Health literacy refers to a range of abilities, from basic literacy and numeracy to more advanced skills that promote health, and help to prevent illness, maintain health care and successfully navigate the health care system for health benefit. Awareness and recognition of the significance of health literacy to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI) (2003-2015)
Type: Report (Research)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/119189

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