Center for Health Literacy Solutions | Resources for Health Literacy

What is The IHA Health Literacy Solutions Center?

It's an Online Home for the Health Literacy Community to:

  • Find and Share Resources
  • Learn and Grow
  • Network With One Another
  • Discuss and Debate
  • Get and Stay Connected
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Explore Our Health Literacy Resources and Initiatives

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COVID-19 Resources

Get more than 160 resources, posted by members—like you!

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Always Use Teach-Back!

This comprehensive training resource will help you expertly integrate Teach Back into your practice.

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Conferences

We produce health literacy conferences, including IHA and HLiA-HARC: integrated health literacy research-policy-practice.

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Easy to Read Books

We publish easy to read and use books—7 titles in multiple languages @ 3rd-5th grade reading level.

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Discussion List

The Health Literacy Discussion List connects you to 3000+ health literacy colleagues. Ask, answer, share.

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Journal

We publish Health Literacy Research and Practice, an online, open access, peer reviewed journal.

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Certificate

The IHA Assessment-Based Health Literacy Specialist Certificate, a health literacy professional development opportunity coming in 2020.

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Health Literacy Month

October is Health Literacy Month, an annual, worldwide, awareness-raising event promoting understandable health information since 1999.

Watch our Recent Health Literacy Webinars (Free/Earn Credits)

Teach-Back webinar

Always Use Teach-Back!

This interactive webinar focuses on the teach-back method, including how it incorporates health literacy principles, and what resources are available to help you implement the practice. Click to view.

Building Literacy Agenda Webinar

Building a Health Literacy Policy Agenda

This webinar will include ideas for a health literacy policy agenda and how to build and implement the agenda in the future. Click to view.

Clear Communications webinar

Clear Communication during the COVID-19 Pandemic

This webinar discusses the various ways health literacy may be impacting the response to COVID-19 and share practical tips for communicating clearly during a public health emergency.  Click to view.

Join in the Health Literacy Discussions

  • Hi Everyone, Thanks to all of you who have shared resources or thoughts about how the HL community can respond to the COVID-19 crisis. We have an important role to play in the global effort to get clear, actionable information to everyone, and to ...

  • Racism

    Hi Everyone, I just want to acknowledge the sad and infuriating state of affairs in the U.S. at the moment. And to encourage us all to think about how we can support the movement to dismantle the systemic racism that grips the healthcare sector ...

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  • Hi Everyone, Please keep replying to the other threads from today if you like, but here's the Wednesday Question: Tell us some positive impact stories about good work being done during the pandemic! Have you or your organization stepped ...

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