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Title

Health Literacy of African Immigrants and Refugees in the Dayton area

Document Type

Conference Paper

Publication Date

4-23-2021

Department

Physician Assistant Education

Abstract

The goal of this research is to assess the health literacy of African immigrants and refugees to gain a better understanding of the health information needs of this population. In beginning stages of data collection of administration of the Short Assessment of Health Literacy (SAHL) translated into 3 African languages (Swahili, French, and Kinyarwanda).

Keywords

Health literacy, Immigrants, healthcare navigation

Disciplines

Education | Health Communication | Medicine and Health Sciences

Comments

Presentation: 9:40 a.m. Friday, April 23, 2021

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