National Research Council Report

"Improving Health in the United States: The Role of Health Impact Assessment”

quick summary

The National Research Council report offers guidance to officials in the public and private sectors on conducting health impact assessment (HIA) to evaluate public health consequences of proposed decisions.

Read the report in brief.

Read the full report on the National Academies' Web site.

Read Health Impact Project director and Research Council committee member Aaron Wernham's statement on the report.

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