This practical guide aims to support the reader in carrying out a health impact assessment (HIA).
Health impact assessment (HIA) is an intersectoral approach that entails a series of work meetings requiring the coordination of the various actors participating in the process. This guide is mainly designed for the team responsible for carrying out an HIA but also for anyone who would participate in an HIA process.
It contains information that should help the team responsible for the HIA determine, for each of the work sessions:
- the tasks to be carried out in preparation for the meeting;
- the meeting’s agenda;
- the support materials that might be required for the meeting;
how much time to allocate for the meeting.
It also provides practical advice to ensure the meetings run smoothly.
Preparing and Conducting Work Meetings Within the Context of the Health Impact Assessment Process