Environmental health is defined as "the discipline that focuses on the health interrelationships between people and their environment, promotes human health and well-being, and fosters a safe and healthful environment."
Tracking Webinar Series – Part II: Incorporating Environmental Public Health Tracking into Health Impact Assessments
Webinar: June 27, 1 PM.–2:15 PM EDT
Want to learn how you can leverage data from the Environmental Public Health Tracking Network for Health Impact Assessments? Then join us for a co-presentation by the Minnesota Department of Health’s Environmental Public Health Tracking and Climate & Health Programs describing their successful use of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease data in Health Impact Assessments. Speakers will discuss opportunities for intersection between HIA and Tracking data and will also provide participants with a national perspective on the uses of Health Impact Assessments and the Tracking Network.
This is the second in a three-part series of Environmental Public Health Tracking Program webinars co-sponsored by the American Public Health Association, the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and the National Association of County and City Health Officials. Click more to register.More »
Health in All Policies Webinar
Webinar: Implementing Equity in Health in All Policies & Health Impact Assessments: From Concept to Action
PolicyLink and NACCHO are proud to present a webinar on "Implementing Equity in Health in All Policies & Health Impact Assessments: From Concept to Action" on June 19 from 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM EDT. This webinar will focus specifically on why equity is critical to Health in All Policies (HiAP) and Health Impact Assessments (HIAs), and specific strategies to implement and ensure equity. The speakers will discuss principles and frameworks for the inclusion of equity, as well as present examples of the principles in practice. There will be opportunity for audience Q & A, as well as discussion. In addition to those working currently working with HIA and HiAP, the webinar is recommended to public health and environmental health practitioners, urban planners and community groups. More »