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NEW ENGLAND REGION

Health Literacy: Your Knowledge, Your Health

The project will develop curricula and course materials to teach community health workers (CHWs) to share tools and means to improve health literacy with consumers. The goal of the courses is to prepare participants to educate patients and communities in effective communication with doctors and to improve patients? self-advocacy.

Organization:
Central Massachusetts Area Health Education Center
Department:
Outreach Worker Training Institute
Organization Type:
Public Library
Funded Dates: 
Monday, November 21, 2011 to Monday, April 30, 2012
Funding Amount: 
$12,500
Beneficiaries: 
Consumers - General Public
Health Professionals - Public Health Workforce
Other
Population
Inner city
Rural