Presenting Health Data to Low Literacy Populations
Ever wondered how to effectively present your health materials to low literacy populations? Check out the following presentation for some useful tips and tools:
The purpose of this document is to get you to understand why health communication is important within the context of low health literacy. It addresses some key strategies that you can use to effectively communication health information to these kinds of populations. At the end of the presentation is a list of some valuable resources that you can further consult when preparing to present your materials.
Here are some additional helpful links on the topic:
http://phil.cdc.gov/phil/home.asp (a cool CDC public health image database!)
On a somewhat related note, here’s an interesting approach to providing a health message that is culturally appropriate:
– Misha B.