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Lancet commentary on health literacy and COVID-19

One of HBSC Finland's Principal Investigators, Leena Paakkari (University of Jyväskylä), has co-authored an Open Access commentary on health literacy in the context of COVID-19. 

The article is free to read on the Lancet's website

In 2015 the World Health Organization defined health literacy as: "The personal characteristics and social resources needed for individuals and communities to access, understand, appraise and use information and services to make decisions about health."

Several HBSC teams collect data on health literacy as part of their national surveys. The following journal articles have used HBSC's health literacy data in their analyses:

see here for further details

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[21-04-2020 to 22-07-2020]

 


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