Health Literacy in Context - Settings, Media and Populations

Guest editors: Prof.Dr. Don Nutbeam, Prof.Dr. Diane Levin-Zamir and Prof. Dr Gill Rowlands

Health literacy has been defined and conceptualised in multiple ways, but almost all definitions have the same core elements describing the skills that enable individuals to obtain, understand and use information to make decisions - and take actions - that will have an impact on their health. These health literacy skills can be applied to the full range of determinants of health (personal, social and environmental). Previous research has established that these skills and abilities are mediated by environmental demands and situational complexities. We encourage submission of papers that report on:

For further reading, please follow the link to the Special Issue Website. Abstract deadline 30 April 2018