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Health Impact Assessment: A Practical Guide


This guide aims to provide people with a practical understanding of Health Impact Assessments (HIA), including their process, concepts, and theories.

HIAs can be utilized both to build momentum toward Health in All Policies (HiAP) and to review policies once HiAP has been adopted.  

Primary Toolkit:

Healthy Community Design Toolkit

Secondary Toolkits:

Health Equity and Social Justice Toolkit,Environmental Health in All Policies (HiAP),Health and Disability Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Disability, Health Impact Assessment (HIA)


Institutional Author:

University of New South Wales, Australia





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