Presentation on theme: "Health Literacy : “A building block for good health” Di Webb Policy & Planning Officer, Population Health Services"— Presentation transcript:
Health Literacy : “A building block for good health” Di Webb Policy & Planning Officer, Population Health Services Ph:
What’s happening in Tasmania? Communication & Health Literacy Action Plan July 2011-June 2013
Aim/s of the plan…. Raise awareness Create supportive environments Improving communication by health and human services Improving the health literacy of Tasmanian population.
What’s happening…… Working with Tasmania Medicare Local and the University of Tasmania on a three-year project: Health Literacy: Strengthening self-efficacy & competency for practitioners.
What we can do?..... Get involved Create supportive environments Improve the way we communicate. Build literacy Build health literacy into our organisations.
Big Thankyou! Dr Shandell Elmer University of Tasmania School of Health Sciences Bob Wylie, David Quinn and Rogan Brown University of Tasmania film technicians. Kevin O’Loughlin & Belinda Fenney-Walch Population Health Services Everyone who took part in the filming!
How to find out more? Website: Contact: Diane Webb, Population Health Services Ph: