A framework for the evidence base to support Health Impact Assessment.

  title={A framework for the evidence base to support Health Impact Assessment.},
  author={M. Tanakat Joffe and Jennifer S. Mindell},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  volume={56 2},
OBJECTIVE To introduce a conceptual structure that can be used to organise the evidence base for Health Impact Assessment (HIA). BACKGROUND HIA can be used to judge the potential health effects of a policy, programme or project on a population, and the distribution of those effects. Progress has been made in incorporating HIA into routine practice, especially (in the UK) at local level. However, these advances have mainly been restricted to process issues, including policy engagement and… CONTINUE READING

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