Equity Assessment Framework for Public Health Laws and Policies
August 12, 2020
The Equity Assessment Framework provides a way to assess the equity implications of existing or proposed laws or policies. It can assist in identifying issues in the drafting, design, or implementation of a law or policy that could have a disproportionate impact on different population groups. The framework is meant to guide a discussion around how equity is considered in both process and outcomes, and can help identify opportunities for improvement.