The various projects are concerned with developing new approaches to health literacy.

Health literacy

Health Literacy Zurich

Programme to boost health literacy in the Canton of Zurich
Short descritption: Using practice projects and campaigns, the “Health Literacy Zurich” programme aims to improve the health literacy of the population of Zurich and healthcare providers.
Duration: since autumn 2018
Funding bodies: Department of Health of the Canton of Zurich, Careum Foundation

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Switzerland's health literacy

Follow-up survey of the Swiss population (2019-2021)
Short description: As a national study centre, Careum will be conducting data analyses and reporting on the population survey on Swizterland’s health literacy of 2019-2021.
Duration: November 2019–October 2021
Funding bodies: Project of the M-POHL Network (Action Network on Measuring Population and Organizational Health Literacy) under the mandate of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH)

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Health Literacy

Pestalozzistrasse 3
CH-8032 Zurich