The World Health Organization and International Association for Impact Assessment to Host HIA Conference
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) will host a health impact assessment conference in Geneva on April 7, 2010.
The conference - Urban development and extractive industries: What can HIA offer? - focused on HIA in land use planning, transportation, natural resources, mining and other similar topics. Health Impact Project director Aaron Wernham has helped WHO and the IAIA staff organize the meeting, which will give HIA practitioners from around the world a chance to meet and discuss developments in the field.