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Skills Online: Course in Health Literacy, Public Health Agency of Canada

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 part of the Skills Enhancement for Public Health program at the Public Health Agency of Canada.