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Webinar - How and Why Evaluate the Implementation of a Health Impact Assessment Process (HIA)? (Offered in French).
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Health Impact Assessment: Fundamentals, Steps, Resources - Web Presentation

Health Impact Assessment of the TOD Neighbourhood Project in Sainte-Catherine. Report on potential impacts and recommendations
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Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Toolbox – Cost Calculator, Screening Grid, and Scoping Tool

Online Course - Health Impact Assessment, Step by Step

Annotated Bibliography: Health Impact Assessment
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SOPHIA's HIA of the Americas Workshop. Oakland, United States. Fall 2014. Conference website.

HIA 2013 International Conference. Geneva, Switzerland. Presentations (PDF) on the conference website.

HIA 2012 International Conference. Québec, QC. Presentations (PDF & video) on the conference website.

Health Impact Assessment Blog. News and information on HIA, by the International Association for Impact Assessment's Health Section.

Communicating about equity in health impact assessment.
 1.23 Mo. On the SOPHIA website.

Health Impact Assessment of Transportation and Land Use Planning Activities – Guidebook.  8.56 MB. On the site of Metro Vancouver.

L'Evaluation d'impacts sur la santé. Une aide à la décision pour des politiques favorables à la santé, durables et équitables. (In French.) On the site of l'INPES - Institut national de prévention et d'éducation pour la santé.

UCLA Health Impact Assessment Clearinghouse - Learning and Information Center. (On the site of UCLA - HIA Clearinghouse)

SOPHIA - The Society of Practitioners of HIA. On the SOPHIA website. 

Equity-Focused Health Impact Assessment - A Community Pilot 1.58 MB. On the site of Sudbury & District Health Unit, 2012.

The Impact and Effectiveness of Equity Focused Health Impact Assessment in Health Service Planning, Ben Harris-Roxas. On the site of Harris-Roxas Health, 2014.

Rapports d'évaluation d'impact sur la santé – Direction de santé publique de la Montérégie. (In French). HIA reports and background information produced by the Regional health authority of Montérégie (QC).

Do Health Impact Assessments make a difference? On the site of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2014.

The effectiveness of health impact assessment in influencing decision-making in Autralia and New Zealand 2005-2009. On the site of BioMed Central Public Health, 2013.

The Effectiveness of Health Impact Assessment 1.1 MB. On the site of the World Health Organization, European Office, 2007. Abstract.

Health Equity Impact Assessment. By Povall et al. (2013). On the site of Health Promotion International.

Improving Health in the United States: The Role of Health Impact Assessment. By the National Research Council (USA), 2011. On the site of the National Academies Press.

Improving the use of evidence in health impact assessment  525 K. On the site of the World Health Organization: Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 88(7) July 2010.

Health Impact assessment : main concepts and suggested approach, Gothenburg consensus paper.  138 K. European Centre for Health Policy, 1999. On the site of the WHO Regional Office for Europe.

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Workshop - Health Impact Assessment with a Focus on Health Equity - Health for All: Putting Equity into Practice. Leadership, Advocacy, and Collective Action in the Maritimes
On Wednesday April 30, 2014, Julie Castonguay and Louise St-Pierre led a half-day workshop on HIA during a conference organized by the Public Health Association of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island and the Public Health Association of Nova Scotia, in Moncton, NB. 
Published in May 2014. Description.  Download  3.2 MB

On April 30th and May 1st, 2014, the NCCHPP participated in the learning event Health for all: Putting Equity into practice. Leadership, Advocacy and Collective Action in the Maritimes. This event was organized by the Public Health Association of NB-PEI and the Public Health Association of NS in collaboration with other partners, including the NCCHPP, the NCCDH and the NCCMT. It was held in Moncton, NB.

On Wednesday April 30, Julie Castonguay and Louise St-Pierre led a half-day workshop on health impact assessment with a focus on health equity.

This workshop was intended for public health practitioners who are looking to influence the development healthy public policies while taking health equity into account. The goal was to enable participants to become familiar with the fundamentals of HIA, its standard steps, and its tools. Practical exercises and group discussions complemented the key messages delivered in the presentations.

The conference was held in English, but all visual media and materials were available in French and English.

To learn more about this event, please consult the webpage of the conference.

For more HIA resources by the NCCHPP, click here.

Introduction to Health Impact Assessment: With a Focus on Health Equity
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The production of the NCCHPP website has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada.