One of the mandates of the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) is to inform Canadian public health actors about effective strategies for promoting the adoption of healthy public policies. Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is currently the most structured practice available to actors in this field. It is applied to policies developed by sectors other than that of health that can significantly affect health determinants.
This document offers an introdution to the practice of Health Impact Assessment (HIA).
Introduction to HIA