Kristine Sørensen is a thought leader committed to advance the global scale and scope of health literacy to improve health and quality of life for all.
Her primary focus is to manifest health literacy in Europe and on the global agenda. Her educational background is in medicine, public health and global health diplomacy. She has acted as advisor for EU, WHO, ECDC, the European Parliament and Council of Europe. Kristine Sorensen and the colleagues in the HLS-EU European Health Literacy project (2009-2012) received the European Health Award 2012 for their societal impact.
Kristine Sørensen is the focal point for Health Literacy Europe - a network for advancing European health literacy. She is member of the global advisary boards of the Asian Health Literacy ssociation (TW), Bridge4Health (CA), Health Literacy for Children and Adolescence (DE) and GeWinn (DE). She is also appointed for the Board of Commissioners of Kindante (NL) and active member of Rotary International.
Scope of work
Global health diplomacy
Skills training and coaching
Education and capacity building
Mentorship and supervision