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Oklahoma Health Equity Campaign Meeting to Discuss Self Management of Chronic Health Conditions.
The Oklahoma Health Equity Campaign (OHEC) will meet on Thursday, June 27th from 2-4 p.m. at the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Room 806. RSVP: Call 405-271-9444, ext. 56543
The OHEC meeting will put faces to names, organizations and communities that are implementing the Living Longer, Living Stronger with Chronic Health Conditions, a chronic disease self-management program in Oklahoma. In January, Kate Lorig, RN, DrPH, Stanford University presented the science supporting the health, quality of life and cost benefits for many different populations living in the United States and worldwide. Please join us on June 27th to learn who "in Oklahoma" is implementing this valuable six week program and how you can be involved in promoting and referring individuals from your community. The Oklahoma Health Equity Campaign shares many of the same partners implementing this program including our literacy providers. Because the program is designed to emphasize sharing of information, problem solving and action planning. Being literate is not required of participants.
Other meeting highlights include the approval of the OHEC position Statement on Health and Housing and recent partner developments in advancing affordable and accessible housing availability.
Please call 405-271-9444, ext. 56543 to confirm your seat. The Oklahoma Health Equity Campaign will originate in Oklahoma City, but please join us by video from local county health departments statewide. The following locations are available, if your county health department is not listed, please call 405-271-9444, ext. 56543 on its availability. The Oklahoma Health Equity Campaign will be held at the Oklahoma State Department of Health, 1000 NE 10th St., from 2-4 p.m. in Oklahoma City.
If you have any questions about the Oklahoma Health Equity Campaign or activities of the OSDH Health Equity & Resource Opportunities Division, please call Marisa New at 405-271-9444, ext. 56410
Oklahoma 2012 Health Literacy Summit
Communicate Clearly for Better Health
September 27, 2012
Health and literacy partners are invited to focus on communicating clearly for better health. Choose from a variety of health literacy topics presented by state and national experts.
The event will be held at the National Center for Employee Development (NCED) 2801 East State Highway 9, Norman Oklahoma
Leaders (Speakers) in the health and literacy field:
Sharing their expertise in the following areas:
Event Registration Information:
Early bird registration is $75.00. After September 12, the fee will be $90.00. The event will be held at the National Center for Employee Development (NCED) in Norman, OK
Continuing education credits for the following groups are pending approval:
For a complete schedule of events go to www.odl.state.ok.us/literacy
Q: What is Health Literacy?
A: Health Literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
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