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Everything is health and literacy

TopTaal signed the pledge together with 69 others

Strengthening cooperation on health and literacy
Contribute to Feel good, an integrated approach in the area of ​​overweight and health skills. Train employees to signal low literacy and to refer people to appropriate language training. Bringing parties together to develop new products, services and concepts that contribute to the approach to low literacy. This is a selection of the promises of the twelve parties that today join the Alliance Health and Literacy, part of the National Prevention Everything is Health Program ...

Relationship health and literacy
People who have difficulty understanding and applying information often have poorer health than literate people. They use care more often, they have less knowledge about health and more difficulty with compliance and self-care. They also have a greater chance of dying earlier.

Language training and health
There is a lot to be gained for low-literate people. Language training not only makes language more proficient, but also happier, more self-reliant, more active and low-literate people feel healthier both physically and psychologically. All partners of the alliance promise to make an active effort to reduce low literacy in the Netherlands.

New partners
On November 22 2016 signed twelve new parties from all sectors of society in The Hague pledge Everything is health….

TopLanguage signed pledge

With this heythe Health and Literacy Alliance now has 69 partners. The partners that have joined are: GGD Gelderland Zuid, Goedkoop Healthy Food, HANNN, House for the Movement, Opportunity for the Peat Colonies, Forestry Commission, Foundation Expertisecentrum, TopTaal, Piëzo, Maastricht University, Weten & Food and Wester & Van Thorn.

De Alliance health and literacy is an initiative of the National Prevention Program Everything is health… and Reading & Writing Foundation

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