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Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

John Kemm (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a process which helps decision making by predicting the consequences for health of choosing different options in terms of policies, plans, and projects. There is ... More


The development of HIA

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter traces the development of health impact assessment (HIA) for ten years up to 2003. Topics covered include early origins of HIA, the development of methods for HIA, the development of the ... More


HIA at the international policy-making level

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines international policies on health impact assessment (HIA). Topics covered include policies of the World Health Organization, the European Community, and other intergovernmental ... More


Health impact assessment in Australia

Ben Harris-Roxas, Patrick Harris, Marilyn Wise, Fiona Haigh, Harrison Ng Chok, and Elizabeth Harris

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Australia is a federation comprised of six states, two territories and a federal government. There is legislation in all of these jurisdictions requiring Environmental Impact Assessment of major ... More


Devolution, evolution, and expectation: health impact assessment in Wales

Eva Elliott, Gareth Williams, Chloe Chadderton, and Liz Green

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit (WHIASU) and the evolution of HIA in the context of Wales as a devolved nation with its particular approach to public health. ... More


Contesting the Science: Public Health Knowledge and Action in Controversial Land-Use Developments

Eva Elliott, Emily Harrop, and Gareth H. Williams

in Risk Communication and Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562848
eISBN:
9780191722523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562848.003.12
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores two different forms of public protest against land developments that were considered by local people to threaten public health. They diverged in terms of their means of struggle ... More


What is HIA? Introduction and overview

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an introduction to health impact assessment (HIA). Topics discussed include definition and purpose of HIA, the conceptual roots of HIA, positivistic and relativistic bases for ... More


Health inequalities and HIA

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the current state of affairs on this intersection between the older health inequalities tradition and the evolving health impact assessment (HIA) field. It then summarizes the ... More


Lessons from EIA

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the development of environmental impact assessment (EIA) to set the context against which lessons can be drawn. It briefly considers the rationale for EIA and indicates the ... More


Origins and outline of health impact assessment

John Kemm

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a brief history of HIA. It then considers different definitions of HIA and how it relates to other activities such as evaluation, monitoring and community development. It ... More


Health impact assessment in developing countries

Gary Krieger, Burton Singer, Mirko Winkler, Mark Divall, Marcel Tanner, and Jürg Utzinger

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0029
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health impact assessment (HIA) is an approach that holds promise to raise the profile of health within the policy formation and programme planning and assessment cycle in the extractive industries in ... More


Impact Assessment in Canada: an evolutionary process

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Canada was one of the first countries in the world to develop a standardized national approach to health impact assessment (HIA). This chapter describes the HIA framework and its evolution over the ... More


Evidence and HIA

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Meaningful health impact assessment (HIA) depends on the availability of robust quantitative and qualitative evidence of such impacts. This chapter considers what sort of evidence may be required, ... More


Health impact assessment in Korea

Eunjeong Kang

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Korea has two streams of Health Impact Assessment. One stream considers health impacts in the frame of Environmental Impact Assessment and the other uses HIA as a tool to enhance population health ... More


Expanding the number of places for medical student training in England: an assessment of the impacts

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0031
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes a piece of work undertaken by the Health Impact Assessment Research Unit (HIARU) based in the Department of Public Health & Epidemiology at the University of Birmingham in ... More


Health Impact Assessment and policy development: The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Monica O'Mullane

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091933
eISBN:
9781781708446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091933.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a policy-support instrument and approach that seeks to assess the health impacts of projects, programmes and policies on population health. It has been endorsed at ... More


Health impact assessment in Thailand

Siriwan Chandanachulaka

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The legal status of HIA in Thailand is quite well developed. Three pieces of legislation governing HIA are the Thai Constitution, the National Health Act and the Enhancement and Conservation of ... More


Health inequality as a policy priority

Tim Blackman

in Placing health: Neighbourhood renewal, health improvement and complexity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346117
eISBN:
9781447302971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346117.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses recent policy developments in Great Britain aimed at tackling health inequalities, focusing on the significance of the performance management of delivery. It discusses the ... More


Health Impact Assessment: Conceptual roots and public policy

Monica O’Mullane

in Health Impact Assessment and policy development: The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091933
eISBN:
9781781708446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091933.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides the conceptual basis for the book. A presentation and description of HIA's conceptual roots is necessary when examining the use of HIA in public policy. Such conceptual roots ... More


Human Rights Impact Assessments: Emerging Practice and Challenges

Simon Walker

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines current human rights impact assessment (HRIA) practices and the challenges facing them. It discusses the main motivations behind undertaking HRIAs. It identifies a general ... More


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