International Health Literacy Association (IHLA) is a non-governmental, not-for-profit, member-based organization, passionate about health literacy. We are dedicated to creating an international voice for health literacy and raising awareness world-wide. Together our passion for health literacy can change the world.
IHLA Executive Board is elected by members, committees and councils run and grow the organization, and interest group develop programming.
To learn more about membership, visit our Membership webpage. To learn more about elections, visit our Elections webpage.
Health literacy for all people and societies. To achieve this mission, IHLA values:
Partnership and collaboration
Evidence-based research and practice
To unite people around the world working to promote health literacy by:
Fostering research and inquiry in health literacy and facilitating publication and dissemination to professionals and the public
Encouraging high academic and professional standards for health literacy research, practice, education, and public service
Supporting international, interdisciplinary outreach, collaboration, and policy