HiAP

Genesee County Health Equity in All Policies Workshop Report

In 2016, in response to the ongoing lead water crisis, the Genesee County Board of Health in Michigan proposed a Health Equity in All Policies (HEiAP) Resolution to address inequitable health outcomes. Taking steps to…

New HiAP Funding Opportunity Coming Soon

In November, NCHH, in collaboration with NEHA, NACCHO, and ASTHO, will offer a new funding opportunity for local governmental agencies housing their jurisdiction’s childhood lead prevention programs (i.e., local health departments, local environmental health agencies).…

Planning and Evaluating a Healthy Community: HiAP in Chatham, NC

By Mike Zelek, MPH, Division Director, Health Promotion and Policy, Chatham County Public Health Department Planning for public health seems to be all the rage these days, with public health practitioners engaging partners from a range…

Examining Whether the Health-In-All-Policies Approach Promotes Health Equity

A new article in Health Affairs examines whether the health-in-all-policies approach promotes health equity. Here is the abstract: “Scholars and public health advocates have expressed optimism about the potential for the health-in-all-policies approach to address…

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…