International

Wissenscenter
One way to develop adequate health literacy responsive policy and strategies in hospitals is the use of self-assessment tools to raise awareness, help prioritise action and mobilise stakeholders. The Vienna Health Literate Organisation (V-HLO) questionnaire, recently translated and adapted into French, is designed to meet this objective.
06.04.2021
Health Literacy Month
Mit Verweis auf die Österreichische Plattform Gesundheitskompetenz erklärt die deutsche Genossenschaft für freien Journalismus Riffreporter.de in einem Artikel von Iris Hinneburg, wie man die eigene Zahlenkompetenz testen und verbessern kann.
23.10.2020
Wissenscenter
Health literacy is increasingly recognized as a critical factor affecting the continuum of cancer care. According to European research, however, more than one third of the adult population may lack the necessary health literacy to manage their health. Conversely, the lack of capacity may limit their understanding of cancer screening and symptoms of cancer, adversely affecting their stage at diagnosis.
20.10.2020
Aktuelles
Healthy People 2030 has redefined the concept of health literacy for the new decade. Previous iterations of Healthy People focused the definition on an individual’s ability to understand and use health information. Now, the initiative is highlighting the role that organizations play in improving health literacy with a definition.
20.10.2020