Determinants of Health

  • Health literacy entails the knowledge, motivation, and competen-cy to access, understand, appraise and apply information to make decisions concerning healthcare, disease prevention and health promotion in everyday life to improve quality of life during the life course.
    People-centered care and co-production of health are new ave-nues for the future, which demands active citizens and respon-sive systems.
    The multi-dimensional concept of health literacy
    Measuring health literacy and designing health literacy solutions based on user experience and targeted responses.
    Medical conditions and their social determinants
    Medical and sociological perspectives on certain diseases, health and illness
    Main concepts of economic, social, and cultural capital
    Social production, interpretation, and social context of language and discourse
    The interplay of waiting times with social and cultural contexts of patients
    Individual Predictors of Risky Consumer Behavior