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Join us in promoting plain language!

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 9:08am

Plain language is one of the strategies supporting the Minnesota Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy priority of adopting and using health literacy best practices across all verbal, written and visual communication.  Plain language is all about using simple, easy-to-understand words.  It...

August membership meeting - CANCELLED!

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 1:08pm

Due to several conflicts with summer schedules, we will be cancelling our August meeting.  We will reconvene on Wednesday, September 6th from 10:30am - 12:00noon at the Minnesota Literacy Council.  Our apologies for any inconvience in light of this change.

Thanks,

Alisha, MHLP...

In the Know: Health literacy news and best practices

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:53am

We are excited to debut the first edition of the Minnesota Health Literacy Partnership's new e-newsletter, In the Know: Health literacy news and best practices....

April membership meeting - CANCELLED!

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 4:34pm

Due to the overlapp between our usual monthly meeting and the WI Health Literacy Summit.  We are cancelling the April meeting.  Please note that our next meeting will be Wednesday May 3rd from 10:30am to 12:00noon.  Hope to see you there!

MN Health Care News magazine feature article

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 1:46pm

The June edition of the Minnesota Health Care News magazine features a health literacy article written by Minnesota Health Literacy Partnership Chair Alisha Ellwood Odhiambo. The article highlights the recent release of the MN Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy and also some key tips for...

Monthly meeting - May highlights

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 4:57pm

Partnership members met today for our monthly meeting.  Highlights include....

  • a robust discussion around opportunities to better utilize our website, beginning with increasing mobile device friendliness of the site
  • MHLP was awarded a summer intern from the...

MN Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 10:30am

We are excited to announce the release of the Minnesota Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy!

Click here to view the press release.

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Health Numeracy Toolkit now available!

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 10:36am

MHLP is excited to announce the launch of our Minnesota Health Numeracy Toolkit.

Toolkit materials are now available on our website. Materials include:

  • a PowerPoint presentation with speaker notes
  • an outline, presentation options and references

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Special Event on October 7th at Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 11:53am

The Minnesota Health Literacy Partnership, together with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, American Cancer Society and Portico Healthnet, is sponsoring a special community forum to further our conversation on health literacy in Minnesota.

 

PART 1 –...