What is the evidence on existing policies and linked activities and their effectiveness for improving health literacy at national, regional and organizational levels in the WHO European Region?

This evidence synthesis describes health literacy policies in the WHO European Region: their distribution, organizational levels, antecedents, actors, activities and outcomes, along with the factors influencing their effectiveness. The report highlights much good health literacy policy-related activity, mostly in the health and education sectors, and proposes areas for future development. Policy considerations to facilitate the sharing of good health literacy policy practice, the development of policy aims and activities across all societal areas, and the development of robust health literacy metrics to identify the need for and monitor effectiveness are presented.

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Governmental / Institutional / Public Health Statutory Body Document, Research
Digital, ehealth and mhealth, digitalisation, health literacy, Governance, Health in All Policies, Economy of Wellbeing, Health Impact Assessment, sustainable development, Maternal health, pre- peri-natal, childhood conditions, adolescent health, education
European, National, Regional

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