National HIA Meeting 2012

HIA in the International Community

National HIA Meeting 2012

OVERVIEW

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

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Agenda for America

Resources for federal, state, and local decision-makers

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for emerging challenges, it makes government more effective and better able to serve the public interest.

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States of Innovation

Data-driven state policy innovations across America

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for difficult challenges. When states serve their traditional role as laboratories of innovation, they increase the American people’s confidence that the government they choose—no matter the size—can be effective, responsive, and in the public interest.