The field of health literacy has seen increased attention over the past decade with the number of networks and institutions working in this area growing. Yet, a significant number of the European population reports below optimal levels of health literacy, with large discrepancies between countries.
What do we know about the value of health literacy? And how can we achieve higher degrees of health literacy in the population? In this episode of the ‘European Health Union Now!’ podcast, Dorli Kahr-Gottlieb speaks with Kristine Sørensen, Founder of the Global Health Literacy Academy, President of the International Health Literacy Association, and a European Health Union initiative champion.
Listen to the episode here.