IROHLA aimed to develop evidence-based guidelines to improve health equity in the ageing population. It did so by taking stock of on-going health literacy programmes and projects. It then identified, validated, and presented around 20 interventions which constitute a comprehensive approach for addressing health literacy needs of the ageing population in Europe.

The project involves representatives of the ageing population, academia, all levels of governments, the business community, and other stakeholders to ensure that feasibility, usefulness and effectiveness of the selected interventions. EuroHealthNet was responsible for Communication and Dissemination in the FP7-funded IROHLA project. The project ran until November 2015.

Access to the policy briefs produced by Irohla.

  • Making healthy ageing a reality - A comprehensive approach to health literacy - Here
  • Health literacy in the older population - How it can contribute to sustainable health systems - Here
  • Health literacy for healthy ageing - Here

More information on IROHLA – click here.