Journal article

Participatory Research Methods for Investigating Digital Health Literacy in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities

Ruth NA De Souza, Danny Butt, Suneel Jethani, Chris Marmo

Conjunctions. Transdisciplinary Journal of Cultural Participation | Aarhus University Library | Published : 2021

Abstract

Digital technologies and pre/peri-natal apps are transforming maternity care as women use consumer-oriented communications technologies to obtain information and support. These technologies have introduced a new set of politics into health communication, as information asymmetries embedded into apps and their platforms disrupt traditional concepts of health literacy and consumer participation that have been key concepts in community health advocacy. The development of cultural safety and cultural competence has been one impetus for health professionals to adapt their models of care to address information and support gaps for service users from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) bac..

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