Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA)

The Captain's Log: Charting the Course for Literacy and Health in the New Millennium (2001)

First Canadian Conference on Literacy and Health

In partnership with 26 national health associations, the Canadian Public Health Association raises awareness about the links between literacy and health among health professionals. Specifically, over the past nine years, CPHA's National Literacy and Health Program (NLHP) has promoted plain language health information and clear verbal communication in the health profession throughout Canada.

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2006-06-23

Good Medicine for Seniors: (2002)

Guidelines for Plain Language and Good Design in Prescription Medication

These Guidelines should help those involved with providing patient information to use plain language and clear verbal communication – pharmaceutical manufacturers, physicians, pharmacists and other health care providers.

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2003-04-03

Directory of Plain Language Health Information (1999)

The purpose of the Directory is to help Canadian health professionals locate excellent examples of plain language health information on a variety of subjects. A list of 375 titles from 50 organizations is presented. As well, the Introduction tells readers how and why we chose the resources that are listed. The Appendices provide basic plain language and clear design tips.

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1999-01-01
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