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Study on sound evidence for a better understanding of health literacy in the European Union (HEALIT4EU)

Framework contract No EAHC/2013/HEALTH/01 – Lot 01, under which the project HEALIT4EU has been financed by DG Sanco, European Commission; Subcontractor

Projektleitung und Koordination für Österreich: PD Kathryn Hoffmann, MPH

The project aims to contribute to a better understanding of health literacy in the context of the European Union. The services offered include (1) a systematic analysis of existing knowledge regarding health literacy interventions in EU Member States; (2) a mapping of policies and actions aimed at improving health literacy in EU Member States and (3) establishing a model of determinants of health literacy using publicly available information sources. The consortium leader is NIVEL – the Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research.