Health literacy builds resilience among individuals and communities

Abel, Thomas (2013). Health literacy builds resilience among individuals and communities. In: Kickbusch, Ilona; Pelikan, Jürgen M.; Apfel, Franklin; Tsouros, Agis D. (eds.) Health literacy. The solid facts (pp. 22-23). Copenhagen: World Health Organization

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Health is created in the context of everyday life, and health literacy originates in and helps shape the sociocultural context in which people live. Empowerment, equity, co-production and cultural capital have been shown to be positively associated with people’s health.

Item Type:

Book Section (Report Section)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Abel, Thomas

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 360 Social problems & social services

ISBN:

978 92 890 0015 4

Publisher:

World Health Organization

Language:

English

Submitter:

Doris Kopp Heim

Date Deposited:

30 Jun 2014 15:04

Last Modified:

12 Sep 2017 06:23

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.54130

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/54130

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