Explore the connection between health literacy and human rights at this year’s Tufts Health Literacy Leadership Institute Fellows Forum. Dr. Peter Chang, President of the Asian Health Literacy Association and Vice-President of the International Health Literacy Association, will speak about his work in Taiwan and the significance of health literacy in a global health and human rights context. Maternal Health Advocate Timoria McQueen Saba will talk from personal experience about disparities in care and black maternal health as an issue of equity, dignity and social justice. The forum will encourage participation through reflection and dialogue to better understand the intersection between health literacy, human rights and social justice. This full-day forum is open to anyone interested.
What: Health Literacy and Human Rights
When: Friday, June 14, 2019; 9:00 – 4:00 pm
Where: Tufts University School of Public Health, MedEd Center, Room 507, 145 Harrison Avenue, Boston MA 02111
Why: Examine case examples, work in interdisciplinary groups, engage in dialogue to explore connection between health literacy, human rights and social justice
Register here: http://go.tufts.edu/FellowsForum (limited number of fee waivers available upon request)
More information: http://go.tufts.edu/healthliteracyleadership