Health Literacy Beyond UNC

On this page you will find information on health literacy happenings beyond the UNC, Chapel Hill campus.

Health Literacy Online: A Guide for Simplifying the User Experience

(Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)

This research-based guide will help you develop intuitive health websites and digital tools that can be easily accessed and understood by all users — including the millions of Americans who struggle to find, process, and use online health information.

To read the complete publication, click here.

Integrating Oral and General Health Through Health Literacy Practices: Proceedings of a Workshop

July 31, 2019 (National Academy of Sciences)

Oral health care and medical health care both seek to maintain and enhance human health and well-being. Yet, oral care and primary care in the United States are largely separated and isolated from each other. On December 6, 2018, in Washington, DC, the Roundtable on Health Literacy of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop that featured invited presentations and discussion on the ways in which health literacy principles and practices can facilitate the integration of oral and general health. The workshop also provided an opportunity to build on the commissioned paper and on the roundtable’s previous efforts related to oral health.

To read the complete publication, click here.


Last modified: 09/27/19