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Health & Science Literacy

Communicate Health

Trust + Health Literacy to move towards achieving health equity

An important component of engaging in and promoting health literacy is inclusion and respect of all individuals. This can be challenging for health communicators if they do not have the necessary knowledge and guidance. The following two resource address this by offering a framework for equity-centered health communication and a guide pertaining to the specific needs of the LGBTQ+ population. How to use appropriate language that reflects diverse identities and experiences and engage with patients to co-create communications are the overarching themes.