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Centre for Competence in Health Literacy

People

Leaders

Hartung U.

(Responsible)

Collaborators

Furrer B.

(Collaborator)

Keller S.

(Collaborator)

Borrat-Besson C.

(Collaborator)

Ehmig S.

(Collaborator)

Abstract

The center will be studying different aspects of health literacy in the Swiss population. Firstly, it will first conduct regular surveys on the health literacy of the population. Secondly it will evaluate the effectiveness of media campaigns in Switzerland targeting the topics of nutrition, physical exercise, and weight. Thirdly they will be developing an intervention study with parents of obese children. And lastly, it will monitor media coverage of issues concerning nutrition, physical exercise, and weight.

Additional information

Start date
01.10.2006
End date
01.12.2008
Duration
26 Months
Funding sources
Status
Ended
Research areas
S265 Press and communication sciences
S290 Social medecine