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Skills Online: Course in Health Literacy, PHAC

September 7-November 1, 2015

Six in ten adult Canadians have difficulty understanding everyday health information.

Practitioners who integrate health literacy in their work help empower individuals and communities to take action for their health.

Health Literacy for Public Health Practitioners—a facilitated, online course from Skills Online —will help you:

  • increase your knowledge about health literacy
  • improve your ability to break down barriers to health literacy
  • integrate health literacy in your practice.

For a detailed description of the Health Literacy course, and to register, visit  

Skills Online is an award-winning, continuing education program from the Skills Enhancement for Public Health Program, Public Health Agency of Canada. For more information and detailed descriptions of all available courses, visit

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. … Mark Twain