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BLOG - Health Literacy Leadership Institute 


Blog - Plain Language For Health 

Date: March 16 & 17, 2017

Time: 8:00 am-4:00 pm

Where: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA  

Plain Language fro Health: A Writing and Design Workshop

This workshop is for motivated individuals and teams working to communicate health information in ways people can understand. The workshop features two days of training with experts from CommunicateHealth and Tufts University School of Medicine, and an evening networking reception. Learn new skills, gain valuable tools and make lasting connections.

Registation Now Open: 


Blog - Asian Health Literacy Association

The Asian Health Literacy Association (AHLA)  held its 4th International Health Literacy Conference: Health Literacy and Quality of Healthcare Services, in Haiphong, Vietnam, during Nov. 7th to 9th, 2016. To learn more visit their website:


Blog - Century for Global Health Literacy | International Health Literacy Association 

Date: October 7, Friday

Time: 09h00-15h00

Where: Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Representatives from health literacy groups around the world will come together to address the question of how to support global health literacy and the forming of an International Health Literacy Association (I-HLA). This meeting is designed to unite diverse fields of study, organizations, and interest groups in promoting local, regional, and global health literate communities, organizations and societies.

The meeting will:

1. Explore opportunities for global collaboration to improve health literacy and prepare health professionals serving communities in need.

2. Announce efforts to date to establish an International Health Literacy Association to unite and support people and groups around the world working to improve health literacy.

Register to join in person or via the Web: 

Twitter: #I-HLAGeneva


BLOG - Health Literacy Leadership Institute, June 13 - 17, 2016 

Offered through the Health Communication Program at Tufts University School of Medicine, this one-week course is essential for those committed to improving access to health information and service in the United States and around the globe. 

Participants learn from faculty and guest instructors highly regarded for their pioneering work in medical education and adult literacy. Students and professionals work together on educational programs of their choice resulting in a final product that is informed by research and reflective of best practice.

Professionals working in health literacy and students interested in pursuing health literacy research or applying health literacy in practice are encouraged to enroll.

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