Digital health literacy as a super determinant of health: More than simply the sum of its parts
HIFA profile: Goran Zangana is a medical doctor and Associate Research Fellow with the Middle East Research Institute, Iraq. He is a HIFA country representative for Iraq and is currently based in the UK. He is the current holder of Country Representative of the Year 2021.
[*Note from HIFA moderator (Neil PW): Thanks Goran. For the benefit of those who may not have immediate web access, here are the citation and highlights:
CITATION: Digital health literacy as a super determinant of health: More than simply the sum of its parts
Robinvan Kessel et al
Internet Interventions, Volume 27, March 2022, 100500
- Civic literacy refers to the ability to engage meaningfully with one's community.
- Digital, health, and civic literacy are key predictors for digital health literacy.
- The extent to which these three affect digital health literacy remains unclear.
- Building digital health literacy is vital to limit inequalities from expanding.]