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HealthLitNow Receives Grant from California Health Workforce Initiative

The California Health Workforce Initiative (HWI) through California Community Colleges has awarded HealthLitNow a ...

CAREERS IN HEALTHCARE

HealthLitNow provides healthcare career information through presentations by professionals in their healthcare fields and links to sources for career opportunities and requirements.

HealthLitNow is a 501(c)3 non-profit community based “Public Health Literacy” organization with a mission to enhance both short-term and long-term healthcare outcomes for K-12 students, their families, and their communities consistent with the “National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy”.  Public Health Literacy is defined here as the degree to which individuals and groups can obtain, process, understand, evaluate, and act upon information needed to make personal and public health literacy decisions that benefit the community.

77 Million Adults Have Basic or Below Basic Health Literacy

14%

Below Basic

21%

Basic

53%

Intermediate

12%

Proficient

You will not find a better health literacy plan anywhere.