Module 7, forum 1 and 2. Module 8, forum 1

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Module 7 Discussion Forum 1

Health Literacy

In a post of 150 - 200 words, discuss the following:

What is health literacy, how is it built and how is it related to vulnerability? Give some examples and suggest some solutions when low health literacy is found to exist.

Post your original post by midnight Thursday and respond to at least 2 other students during the week.

Module 7 Discussion Forum 2

Societal Costs of Low Health Literacy

Discuss the following:

What do you think authors Levy and Royne mean when they assert that society, as a whole, bears the burden of low literacy (hint: this is a required reading for this module!). Can you think of an example in your own experience?

Module 8 Discussion Forum 1

Reflection - The Moral Test

As you think about the reading and think back on this course, and perhaps others that came previously, reflect on the following quote:

“The moral test of a government is how it treats those who are at the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the aged; and those who are in the shadow of life, the sick, the needy, and the handicapped.” – Hubert Humphrey, 1977

In a post of 100-150 words, reflect on what it means to you.

Jacoby, D. (2006). The moral test. Retrieved from,

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School: UCLA




Health Literacy
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1. Health Literacy
Health literacy is the people's ability to understand any information related to health
services. This ability is often affected by the literate ability of individuals but could also be
affected by external factors such as the overall health system. Health literacy is affected by
factors such as the culture of people and how they perceive different health services. It is this
culture that affects an individuals ability to engage in activities of interacting with health care
providers, filling out forms in hospitals, or managing chronic diseases (U.S. Department of
Health and Services, n.d.). A lack of understanding of health literacy often causes individuals to
be unaware of the relationship between how their body and their health, in general, is affected by
factors such as lifestyle choices of diet and exercise.
Health literacy is improved by increasing access to health information to health workers
and ordinary citizens. This is done by first ensuring that any health information provided is easily
understandable by a majority. Secondly is ensuring that the material provided is a...

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