National HIA Meeting 2012

HIA in the International Community


The international community has been using HIA as a standard decision-making tool for decades. There are many lessons to be learned and applied to HIA practice here in the U.S. This panel will give a detailed overview of three international models.

Moderator: Richard Masse, University of Montreal

Fiona Haigh, Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation, University of New South Wales

Effectiveness of HIA in New Zealand, Australia & Beyond (PDF)

Claudia Viegas, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Department of Engineering and Knowledge Management

HIA in Southern Brazil EIAs: Too Far Away from Recommended Practices?

Eunjeong Kang, Soon Chun Hyang University

Integrating HIS in the Policy-making Process: Korean Experience