Increase the health literacy of the population — HC/HIT‑R01 Healthy People in Action

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Sacramento Public Library and Healthy People: Prioritizing Health Literacy to Meet Community Members’ Needs

Posted on October 26, 2022 by ODPHP

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This post describes how Sacramento Public Library, a Healthy People 2030 Champion, contributed to progress towardHealthy People 2020 objectives — as well as Healthy People 2030 objectives under the social determinants of health domain Social and Community Context.

Organizations Have an Opportunity to Enhance Health Literacy

Posted on October 25, 2022 by ODPHP

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There’s widespread agreement that health care is not the principal driver of health. Rather, the conditions in the places where people live, work, and play — what many refer to as social determinants of health — have the greatest influence on our health. Organizational health literacy — the degree to which organizations equitably enable individuals to find, understand, and use information and services to inform health-related decisions and actions for themselves and others — is one of those key social determinants.