Health Literacy Month Wrap Up
During the month of October, we have been honoring our own Health Literacy Hero’s for the work they’re doing to bridge the gap in understandable healthcare. As we come to the end of Health Literacy Month, we wanted to provide information about the amazing woman responsible for the Health Literacy Month Organization. Health Literacy Month was started by Helen Osborne 20 years ago in April 1999 to encourage organizations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information. Over the years, Helen continues to expand on her efforts and launched Health Literacy Consulting where she offers a variety of services and resources including: workshops, panel conversations, how-to tips, a “Health Literacy from A to Z” book, and the Health Literacy Out Loud Podcasts. We had the chance to have a brief conversation with Helen to learn a little about her on a personal level. What does she do when she isn’t busy juggling all the different aspects of Health Literacy Month? Continue reading to learn more about Helen Osborne.
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