HEAL EU

Health Literacy Awareness for Healthy Europe
Erasmus+ Project

Project Partners

HEAL EU

Health Literacy Awareness for Healthy Europe is an Erasmus+ Project; the project has six partners from four different countries. All the partners have completed several local and European projects.

Gazi University

Gazi University is the coordinator of the Health Literacy Awareness for Healthy Europe Project.

AMEM

Ankara Directorate of National Educaton

BDA

Bulgarian Development Agency is a non-profit association based in Sofia.

Ankara Governorship

Ankara Governorship EU and Foreign Affairs Unit

Associazione Omnis

Associazione Omnis is a not profit association founded in 2008 in Perugia, Italy.

ISIS GmbH

ISIS is a private social science research, training and consultancy institute founded in 1991 and based in Frankfurt am Main.

What is Health Literacy

Health Literacy has been defined as the cognitive and social skills which determine the motivation and ability of individuals to gain access to, understand and use information in ways which promote and maintain good health. Health Literacy means more than being able to read pamphlets and successfully make appointments. By improving people’s access to health information and their capacity to use it effectively, health literacy is critical to empowerment.

Health Literacy for Everyone

Health Literacy is possibly the best option; with minimalist resources huge difference can be made in health promotion and preservation. Fundamental of Health Literacy at every level is  appropriate health literacy education.

Health Literacy Awarenesses for Healthy Europe is Funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Commission.
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