Category: Health Literacy

Office of Health Equity Webinar Series: Promoting Equity in Health Communications

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The Office of Health Equity (OHE) has launched a new webinar series that features presentations from OHE leaders, subject matter experts, and partners on topics that address emerging public health issues, health equity research, communication, and training, and showcase the power of partnerships in reducing health disparities and advancing health equity. On January 24th, the Read More >

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Connecting Health Equity with Health Literacy through Message Testing

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Every October, CDC joins together with other agencies and organizations in observing Health Literacy Month. In addition to raising awareness about the importance of accessible health information for all audiences, the Office of Health Equity (OHE) invites you to learn more about the connection between health equity communication and health literacy. Reframing Communication Efforts to Read More >

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National Minority Health Month: Better Health Through Better Understanding

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When I was in dental school, my classmates and I learned to practice dentistry in a big clinic arranged in cubicles. A shared countertop separated back-to-back cubicles. Above the counter hung a set of cabinets. This afforded some privacy with our patients but not much. During one of our early days in the clinic, after Read More >

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