National HIA Meeting 2012

Lunch and Plenary Panel: How Do You Make HIA Stick?


What are the different models and options for sustaining HIA? A panel of speakers will provide concrete examples of the ways in which HIA activities have been built into standard decision making at the state, local and international levels.

Moderator: Doug Farquhar, National Conference of State Legislatures

Rajiv Bhatia, San Francisco Department of Public Health

Permitting Fees Used to Pay for HIA: An Example from the San Francisco Department of Public Health

Suzanne Condon, Massachusetts Department of Health

State Legislation (PDF)

Paul Anderson, Alaska State Health Department

Full-Time HIA Coordinator at State Health Department (PDF)

Patrick Harris, Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation, University of New South Wales

HIA and Public Policy Internationally: Essential Elements for Sustaining HIA (PDF)

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