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International Center for Child and Public Health and PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Collaboration

Venue: Department of Community Medicine, PSGIMS&R
Date: 30th May, 2019

Discussion on Health Literacy and possible areas for follow-up

Health literacy is linked to literacy and entails people’s knowledge, motivation and competences to access, understand, appraise, and apply health information in order to make judgment and take decisions in everyday life concerning health care, disease prevention in everyday and health promotion to maintain or improve quality of life during life course.

For More Details Click Here: Health-Literacy-Prez.pdf


Time Events
3.00 p.m Introduction Dr.Subhadra Iyengar, Coordinator Public health desk
3.10 p.m Context Setting: Dr.Kezevino Aram, President, Shanti Ashram
3.15 p.m Introduction to Health Literacy and the current efforts in this field Dr.Y.S.Sivan, FAIMER Fellow (PSG-FRI 2009), Associate Professor in Social Research, Department of Community Medicine, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research
3.30 p.m Open Discussion:Possible areas for follow-up: •Knowledge Update •Community based Research
4.00 p.m Concluding Remarks:Dr. S.L. Ravishankar, Professor & Head, Department of Community Medicine, PSGIMS&R