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Health Literacy Texas


Our Mission: To help create, support, and maintain statewide health literacy initiatives to reach optimum population health in Texas.

Vision


Our vision is to have a culture of health literacy across Texas.

Our Main Goals


  • Participate in informing legislative efforts and holding an inaugural conference.
  • Conduct a Health Literacy Needs Assessment in Texas.
  • Formulate collaborative research on health literacy including Return on Investment.

Objectives to Achieve the Goals and Vision


  • Form a Statewide Health Literacy Collaborative Committee Organization
  • Have organization members also be members of other state organizations to institutionalize health literacy in Texas serving as liaisons and experts.
  • Conduct a Health Literacy Needs Assessment on both community and individual entities' awareness and needs.
  • Collaboratively write grants and/or apply for funding for research and collaboration around specific needs as assessed.
  • Plan and execute a statewide annual conference as well as occasional training opportunities around health literacy.