The Plan outlines seven goals (with accompanying strategies) for all organizations to use as a guide for improving health literacy. Yes, all health-related organizations. The Action Plan calls on all sectors of the healthcare industry to do their part, making a statement that health literacy isn’t an individual’s issue—it’s a systemic issue.
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- Using the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy - Full Transcript - Health Literacy Discussion List - Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS). LINCS. https://lincs.ed.gov/lincs/discussions/healthliteracy/10action_transcript. Published August 15, 2012. Accessed January 12, 2021.