Letters Health equity for all

Ignorance isn't always bliss

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39346.489583.3A (Published 27 September 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:628
  1. Hugh van't Hoff, GP and educationalist
  1. May Lane Surgery, Dursley, Gloucestershire GL11 4JN
  1. clogs{at}doctors.org.uk

    I am struck by the global absence of a debate about health literacy in achieving health equity for all.1 Patients (users) in all countries have a right to information about health. This is enshrined in the constitution of the World Health Organization of 1946. If we are to share our knowledge we need to …

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