Through a grant from the Health Impact Project, three organizations are undertaking health impact assessments, or HIAs, to incorporate health in community development-related decisions.
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GHPC will conduct a community development health impact assessment to optimize the impact of housing tax credit investments on the health of families and neighborhoods in Georgia.
The National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Health Impact Assessment, or HIA, Mentorship Project is part of an effort to increase the use of HIAs among local health departments.
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The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials will fund and support one state or territorial health agency to build capacity for conducting an HIA through a hands-on, project-oriented approach.
Funding will be available to help two or three local health departments complete a health impact assessment, or HIA, related to a transportation, land-use planning, or housing project, plan, or proposal between January and June 2014.
Health impact assessments, or HIAs, are increasingly being used as tools to bring public health into decisions. The American Public Health Association annual meeting this year in Boston will include 30 presentations on HIAs.
The sixth annual San Francisco Department of Public Health summer training course for health impact assessment (HIA) practitioners will be sponsored by Human Impact Partners and will take place in July in Oakland.
A meeting to discuss the field of health impact assessment (HIA) in the southeast United States.
The Health Impact Project will hold its third annual Grantee Meeting to bring grantees to meet with funders, practitioners, and experts