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Aim of conference

The aim of the 2nd European Health Literacy Conference is to promote health literate populations and societies by


  • Sharing evidence-based research on health literacy measurement, interventions and policies

  • Providing a platform for knowledge-exchange for professionals working in the field of health literacy in Europe stimulating wider collaboration

  • Providing a cross-sectorial, interdisciplinary approach to health literacy by creating opportunities for capacity building and professionalization in policy, research and practice.


The conference is following the first European Health Literacy Conference, which took place in Brussels in November 2011 organised by the European Health Literacy Consortium (HLS-EU).


The theme of the 2nd European Health Literacy Conference is


Health literacy in populations and settings - developing the research base

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