About IHLA

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.

Leadership

IHLA Executive Board is elected by members, committees and councils run and grow the organization, and interest group develop programming.

Meet the IHLA

Executive board

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Committees and councils

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Interest groups

Elections

To learn more about membership, visit our Membership webpage. To learn more about elections, visit our Elections webpage.

Vision

Health literacy for all people and societies. To achieve this mission, IHLA values:

Respect

Equity

Empowerment

Partnership and collaboration

Professional development

Evidence-based research and practice

To unite people around the world working to promote health literacy by:

Mission

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

Partnerships

Support us, support health literacy.

  • To donate online, click the button below.

  • To mail a donation, please make checks payable to
    International Health Literacy Association (IHLA) mail them to:
    7 Avenue de Lafayette Street #121026
    Boston, MA 02112
    USA