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Overcoming Illiteracy in Women and Girls

Callister, Lynn Clark, PhD, RN, FAAN

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: March/April 2019 - Volume 44 - Issue 2 - p 118
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000504
ONGOING COLUMNS: Global Health and Nursing

Literacy is directly linked to health outcomes. Our global health and nursing expert, Dr. Callister, discusses various programs in the United States and around the world that are working to promote literacy.

Lynn Clark Callister is a Professor Emerita, College of Nursing, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, and an Editorial Board Member of MCN. Dr. Callister can be reached via e-mail at

The author declares no conflict of interest.

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