Response to the draft WHO European Roadmap for implementation of health literacy initiatives through the life course
Overall EuroHealthNet welcomes the Roadmap for the implementation of health liteacy initiatives through the life course. It is a good summary for the specific purposes of the concept, which needs to be established by the Regional Committee of WHO and taken forward seriously. It identifies the main need, the main health sector situations and responses, and some channels which can be enhanced in the WHO context if taken up. It is good to see that strategic approaches are being developed. EuroHealthNet members should be at the heart of that and it needs to reach wider audience. While the initiatives are relevant and reasonable, several concerns about omissions have to be addressed. In terms of the third question about omissions, we have the following concerns.