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Celebrated epidemiologist and social determinants of health researcher Sir Michael Marmot on Thursday night delivered the first of four Boyer Lectures to be broadcast on Radio National. Ben Harris-Roxas was in the audience and brings us a glimpse of what promises to be a captivating lecture series on economic, social and health inequalities in Australia and beyond. Ben Harris-Roxas writes: “One thing leads to another.' This was the secret of life...
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Some reflections on CHETRE's Learning by Doing health impact assessment training.
VicHealth team presenting on their equity focused health impact assessment Last week I attended the final day of a Learning by Doing health impact assessment (HIA) training program. Learning by Doing is a structured six-day t...
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HIA Practitioner Workshop in the U.S.A. in March
SOPHIA's HIA Practitioner Workshop (formerly HIA of the Americas) will take place March 7-8, 2016 at The California Endowment in Oakland, CA. The Workshop is intended for current practitioners of Health Impact Assessment interested in strategic field buildi...
SOPHIA's HIA Practitioner Workshop (formerly HIA of the Americas) will take place March 7-8, 2016 at The California Endowment in Oakland, CA. The Workshop is intended for current practitioners of Health Impact Assessment inte...
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Short HIA training course: gauging interes
From Marla Orenstein from Habitat Health Impact Consulting : We are currently trying to gauge the level of interest in having a short HIA training workshop (2-3 days) held in different cities — possibly including yours!  We have developed a very brief surve...
From Marla Orenstein from Habitat Health Impact Consulting: We are currently trying to gauge the level of interest in having a short HIA training workshop (2-3 days) held in different cities — possibly including yours!  We h...
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Trading away Health: Reflections on an HIA of a trade agreement”?
Guest post by Fiona Haigh: The HIA team at CHETRE has been working with a group of Australian academics and non-government
organisations to carry out a health impact assessment (HIA) on the Trans
Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) negotiations. The report ...
Guest post by Fiona Haigh: The HIA team at CHETRE has been working with a group of Australian academics and non-government organisations to carry out a health impact assessment (HIA) on the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreem...
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Health impact assessment of a roundabout?
I've done health impact assessments on all types of proposals. The smallest was of a specific health facility. The biggest was of a population plan for several hundred thousand people.  This is the first time I've seen an HIA of a roundabout though . The pr...
I've done health impact assessments on all types of proposals. The smallest was of a specific health facility. The biggest was of a population plan for several hundred thousand people.  This is the first time I've seen an ...
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A great resource from SOPHIA : The SOPHIA Equity Working Group has just released Communicating about Equity in HIA: A Guide for Practitioners .  HIAs provide an opportunity to advance equity, but practitioners often struggle with how to effectively and stra...
A great resource from SOPHIA: The SOPHIA Equity Working Group has just released Communicating about Equity in HIA: A Guide for Practitioners. HIAs provide an opportunity to advance equity, but practitioners often struggle...
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Health impact assessment needs maturity models
Whenever I used to write anything about health impact assessment I started with "HIA it is a new field". That’s no longer the case. People have been grappling with how to make HIAs routine for more than twenty years. This has taken different forms. It’s des...
Whenever I used to write anything about health impact assessment I started with "HIA it is a new field". That’s no longer the case. People have been grappling with how to make HIAs routine for more than twenty years. This has...
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HIA of transport projects for Plaine Commune
Download the report An English summary of the Plaine Commune HIA of transport projects has been developed. It describes an HIA of three related transport projects in the Saint-Denis area of Paris. You can download the report here .
Download the report An English summary of the Plaine Commune HIA of transport projects has been developed. It describes an HIA of three related transport projects in the Saint-Denis area of Paris. You can download the re...
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Health Impact Assessment of the Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
An HIA of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) has just been released, authored by Katie Hirono, Fiona Haigh, Deborah Gleeson, Patrick Harris and Anne Marie Thow. From the media release: Report finds medicine affordability, public health policies a...
An HIA of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) has just been released, authored by Katie Hirono, Fiona Haigh, Deborah Gleeson, Patrick Harris and Anne Marie Thow. From the media release: Report finds medicine a...
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Health researcher and HIA practitioner
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Social researcher and consultant based in Sydney, Australia
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health impact assessment, evaluation, public health, statistical analysis, qualitative research, consultation, social research, social media