Health & Science Literacy

Health Literacy in Healthy People 2030

What should we know about Health Literacy?

Health literacy is a crucial component of individuals being able to maintain and improve their overall health. It affects all people, and relates to being able to find, understand and use health information and services. This video offers a brief introduction into what health literacy is, why it is important, and how clinicians can engage in health literacy promotion to be sure their patients are making informed decisions that reflect their goals and preferences.

Healthy People 2023