Health Literacy Principles: Guidance for Making Information Understandable, Useful, and Navigable

National Academy of Medicine

http://nam.edu/perspectives-2014-health-literacy-principles-guidance-for-making-information-understandable-useful-and-navigable/

This discussion paper by Kara L. Jacobson and Ruth A. Parker, offers a synthesis of principles to follow to create health information that is better aligned with the skills and abilities of those using that information. They suggest focusing on specific domains to maximize chances that content created is understandable, actionable, and navigable. Areas of focus are, planning, content, literacy demands, organization, layout and typography, and graphics

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NALHD supports local public health departments by building partnerships, systems, and infrastructures that enhance their capacity to promote and protect the health of Nebraskans.

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