Health Impact Assessment

Funding Opportunity: Sustainably Integrating Health Considerations into Systems and Policies

The Health Impact Project is seeking proposals from partner organizations who work nationally, regionally, or at the state level focused on implementing systems and policy change to improve social determinants of health and health equity. At…

New Research Article: Health Impact Assessments Improve Stakeholder Engagement, Project Outcomes

A new research article titled “Review of Health Impact Assessments Informing Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition Policies, Programs, and Projects in the United States,” was recently published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development. Based…

NACCHO Report: Evaluation of Technical Assistance for Local Health Impact Assessments

NACCHO recently released a new report examining Health Impact Assessment (HIA) implementation practices, challenges, and gaps across nine local health departments. Findings and recommendations included in this report aim to build on a 2014 evaluation…

Allegheny County Embraces Health in All Policies: Advancing Local Health Through Collaboration

By Erica Bryson, Health in All Policies Coordinator, Allegheny County Health Department The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) recently adopted a Health in All Policies (HiAP) approach to advance its countywide health strategy, Live Well Allegheny.…

New NACCHO Report: HiAP Initiatives at Local Health Departments

NACCHO recently released a new report titled “Health in All Policies: Experiences from Local Health Departments.” The findings in the report are based on listening sessions and key informant interviews with local health officials leading or…

New Report: Using HIA to Assess Potential Health Outcomes for a Proposed Trail in Chicago

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) recently released a new report examining the health implications of a proposed trail, set to cover 1.7 miles across two Chicago-based…

Health in All Policies Makes Headway in Tampa, FL

By Allison Nguyen, MPH, CHES, Community Engagement Coordinator Florida Department of Health, Hillsborough County Health in All Policies (HiAP) is a cross-sector collaborative approach that incorporates health, sustainability, and equity into decision making by government agencies.…