New journal launched: Health Literacy & Communication Open

Published on October 12, 2023 – Recently, a new journal in the field of health communication has been launched: Health Literacy and Communication Open. This open-access, peer-reviewed journal by Taylor & Francis, publishes original, interdisciplinary research exploring the intersections of health, health care, and communication.

The new journal particularly seeks to publish studies that address empirical and theoretical health questions using the lens of multiple perspectives, experiences, and cultures, with particular focus on health literacy. ACHC researchers Annemiek Linn and Corine Meppelink have been appointed as associate editors and are excited to be part of the editorial team. They are looking forward to help develop this new journal into an established one in the field of health communication. All colleagues who are conducting research in the field of health communication are invited to submit their manuscripts. If you have any questions, please reach out to Annemiek ( or Corine (