Reducing Environmental Health Disparities through Adult Education
Health literacy has been identified as an overlooked factor explaining racial and ethnic disparities in asthma. With more than 40% of U.S. adults lacking basic literacy skills, reaching and engaging adults with low literacy skills presents an important opportunity to promote environmental health education among high risk populations. Participants will learn to form successful collaborations with adult education programs that offer a powerful and untapped resource to deliver environmental health information and support learner actions to reduce exposures.
Presented at NEHA 2015 AEC