Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Toolbox – Cost Calculator, Screening Grid, and Scoping Tool
This toolkit contains three tools that were developed or adapted by the NCCHPP for Health Impact Assessment (HIA) practitioners. They can also be useful for those wanting to learn more about the different steps of the HIA process.
Update in July 2014. Description.
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Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Cost Calculator

This HIA calculator was originally developed by the London Health Observatory (now incorporated within Public Health England). In order to respond to requests from practitioners who were looking for tools to enable them to undertake HIAs, the NCCHPP received permission to adapt it for use in the Canadian context.

This calculator (in the form of an excel spreadsheet) is designed to assist those who are considering an HIA to estimate the time, money and human resources required for the tasks to be performed in an HIA process. The calculator provides suggestions about what to consider when planning for HIA. 

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Cost Calculator
Excel spreadsheet
 107 K

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Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Screening Grid
 
This screening grid's purpose is to guide reflection on how a policy or project proposal might impact a wide variety of determinants of health, as well as health equity. It was developed to be used in training sessions during small group exercises, by adapting various existing grids and taking international best-practices standards into account. The grid has been made available since it might be useful for HIA practitioners, as well as for those who would like to learn more about the screening step.

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Screening Grid
4 pages
 586 K                            
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Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Process-Scoping Tool

HIA also implies the logistical planning of the HIA process – that is the process-scoping step. At this stage, various questions must be addressed to define who will do what, and how. This is even more necessary since HIA is the fruit of intersectoral and multisciplinary work. This process-scoping tool was developed for the purpose of training sessions, and takes into account the international best-practices standards recognized in the field of HIA.

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Process-Scoping Tool 
5 pages
 1.07 MB
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