Health Literacy


Health literacy is a critical component of individual and public health. It refers to the ability to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services to make informed decisions about one’s health. In today’s complex healthcare landscape, where information is abundant and diverse, health literacy plays a pivotal role in promoting well-being and preventing health disparities.

Key Components of Health Literacy:


Promoting health literacy is a shared responsibility that involves healthcare providers, policymakers, educators, and individuals themselves. By investing in health literacy initiatives, we can empower individuals to make informed decisions about their health, ultimately contributing to a healthier and more equitable society. As we continue to navigate an evolving healthcare landscape, enhancing health literacy remains a fundamental aspect of promoting individual and community well-being.