Health in All Policies

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…

Recently Released: Food Recovery Report

Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Natural Resources Defense Council recently released a joint report titled, Don’t Waste, Donate: Enhancing Food Donations Through Federal Policy. The report addresses a troubling disconnect between…

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.…

Newly Released: NACCHO Policy Statements on Environmental Health

NACCHO recently released three policy statements on topics related to environmental and community health, now available on our Advocacy webpage. These include one new policy statement on Transportation and Health, along with two updated statements…

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…

Abstracts Open: CityMatCH MCH Leadership Conference & Healthy Start Convention

The 2017 CityMatCH MCH Leadership Conference & Healthy Start Convention, Creating Harmony: Every Voice Counts, is an opportunity for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) professionals nationwide to network, share successes, enhance knowledge, and generate new…

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…