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What is health literacy? - Infographic

These two infographics illustrate the importance of health literacy and how it shapes people’s health and the safety and quality of health care. 

Health literacy is about how people understand information about health and health care, and how they apply that information to their lives, use it to make decisions and act on it.


What is health literacy? - Infographic

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What are the two components of health literacy? - Infographic 2

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