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Healthy Cities 21st Century

Putting the focus on Health Literacy in Derry & Strabane

Health Literacy Group

Local health professionals from across Derry City and Strabane District Council area have successfully completed a training programme aimed at helping to reduce the impact of low health literacy.

The programme, which was completed by 11 health professionals from across Derry City and Strabane District Council and the wider area had three aims:

  • To increase knowledge and awareness of health literacy
  • To build capacity in methods and tools for effective communication
  • To sustain skills and behaviour change

The Health Literacy Communication Training programme is also being delivered to health professionals in Belfast.

Derry Journal