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Health Literacy: A Necessary Element for Achieving Health Equity


Health Literacy: A Necessary Element for Achieving Health Equity

A core aim for improving health care is to provide equitable care or “care that does not vary in quality because of personal characteristics such as gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and socioeconomic status.” Eliminating health literacy barriers is an essential element in the effort to increase health equity and reduce health disparities.



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