Publications and Presentations

Further readings on HLS19, M-POHL and HLS-EU

Pelikan, J. M., Straßmayr, C. and Ganahl, K. (2020) 'Health Literacy Measurement in General and Other Populations: Further Initiatives and Lessons Learned in Europe (and Beyond)' in Logan R.A. and Siegel E.R. (eds.) Health Literacy in Clinical Practice and Public Health. IOS Press, pp.170-191.

Griese, L., Berens, E-M., Nowak, P. Pelikan, J.M. and Schaeffer, D. (2020) 'Challenges in Navigating the Health Care System: Development of an Instrument Measuring Navigation Health Literacy '. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17 (16). doi 10.3390/ijerph17165731.

Video and Infographics

HLS-EU - Health Literacy – Motiongraphic

HLS-EU - Gesundheitskompetenz (German version)

Further readings on HLS-EU

Pelikan, J. M. and Ganahl, K. (2017) 'Measuring Health Literacy in General Populations: Primary Findings from the HLS-EU Consortium's Health Literacy Assessment Effort. Studies Health Technology Information, 240, pp. 34-59.

Pelikan, J.M., Ganahl, K, Van den Broucke, S. and Sørensen, K (2019) 'Measuring health literacy in Europe: Introducing the European Health Literacy Survey Questionnaire (HLS-EU-Q)' in Okan, O, Bauer, U, Pinheiro, P, Levin-Zamir, D. and Sørensen, K (eds.) International Handbook of Health Literacy, Research, practice and policy across the life-span, Policy Press, pp.115-138.

Sørensen K., et al. (2015) 'Health literacy in Europe: comparative results of the European health literacy survey (HLS-EU)'.The European Journal of Public Health, 25 (6), pp.1053-1058. 

Sørensen, K., et al. (2013) Measuring Health Literacy in Populations: Illuminating the Design and Development Process of the European Health Literacy Survey Questionnaire (HLS-EU-Q). BMC Public Health,13 (1), p.948. 

Sørensen, K., et al.(2012) Health Literacy and Public Health: A Systematic Review and Integration of Definitions and Models. BMC Public Health, 12 (1), p. 80.

HLS-EU Consortium (2012) 'Comparative report of health literacy in eight EU Member States'. The European Health Literacy Survey HLS-EU.