Sunday 2 December’12 – 10am – 1pm
An attempt to bring together people from the Indian healthcare industry to present the current scenario and to discuss strategies to improve health literacy in the country.
Helen Osborne – on Putting Patients First Through Health Literacy –
Launch of Book:
At this time, we will be releasing the book, Deciphering Medical Gobbledygook: Promoting Health Literacy to Put Patients First , authored by Dr Aniruddha Malpani and Juliette Siegfried.
Sunday 2 December’12 – 3pm-5pm
The half day free workshop for India specific needs will be a combination of
1. The importance of Plain Language
2. Using metaphors , stories and visuals
Goal of the workshop:
To be able to define the concept, describe the scope of the problem, and emphasize that low health literacy affects all segments of society, not only those with limited educational literacy or socioeconomic status and then stress the need for clear communication, embedded communication within the healthcare system.
Seats for the conference and workshop are limited and will be allotted on a first come first basis. So hurry with your registrations by sending us your details by filling in the form on the right side of this page.