New Video on Culture, Language and Health Literacy

New Video on Culture, Language and Health Literacy

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), AHRQ’s sister agency, has released a new video discussing how culture, language, and health literacy are important to effective health communication. The video also describes HRSA’s free online course, "Effective Communication Tools for Health Care Professionals."

To access the video “Culture, Language and Health Literacy” go to: http://www.hrsa.gov/culturalcompetence

To access “Effective Communication Tools for Health Care Professionals” go to: www.hrsa.gov/publichealth/healthliteracy/index.html

You can find additional links to health literacy and cultural competence resources from the Department of Health and Human Services on AHRQ’s Browse page at: www.ahrq.gov/browse/hlitres.htm