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The concept, techniques, and applications of health impact assessment (HIA) hold promise to raise the profi le of health within the overall project, policy and programme planning, and assessment cycle. HIA in the public sector has progressed over the past two decades with a strong Eurocentric focus on transportation and social programmes and policies. In… (More)
Large-scale corporate projects, particularly those in extractive industries or hydropower development, have a history from early in the twentieth century of creating negative environmental, social, and health impacts on communities proximal to their operations. In many instances, especially for hydropower projects, the forced resettlement of entire… (More)
Overall food and water safety can be managed effectively through careful analysis of risks; implementation of site-specific food and water safety programs, including HACCP systems; careful assignment of responsibilities for implementation; and follow-up evaluation of effectiveness.