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Literacy and Health

The stigma surrounding low literacy, and medical systems and practices that assume strong literacy skills, may impact a person’s ability to find and use the health services and products they need. In some situations, low literacy can be a life-or-death matter.

Find out more about the importance of literacy to good health.

And watch the panel discussion from our May 17, 2018 National Forum on Literacy and Health here.
Posted: 5/18/2018 2:13:42 PM by Joanne Huffa


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In 1920, Jessie Lucas became secretary-treasurer of Frontier College and remained in that position for 43 years. Along with a handful of female Labourer-Teachers, Ms. Lucas was one of the first women hired at the College.

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