Integrating Health Impact Assessments via Environmental Policy Acts

Law & Policy InsightsEnvironment, Climate and Health

January 9, 2017

Health impact assessments (HIAs) can provide decision-makers with critical information on how a proposed policy or program might impact the public’s health. The Network for Public Health Law – Western Region recently collaborated with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) to explore and analyze opportunities to imbed health considerations and HIAs into environmental reviews.

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