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Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Knowledge and Needs Scan: Findings, Gaps and Recommendations

Background Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a structured approach that allows decision makers to consider how a policy, program or project could affect health. HIAs are often carried out as part of…
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Incorporating Health in Urban Planning: Quebec City Case Study

For over 50 years the importance of protecting health has been recognized in many areas of public policy. Concepts and approaches for actually including heath considerations in assessment processes,…
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Producing a Policy Brief: Why and How?

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Policy briefs are popular for sharing knowledge with policy makers. But what do we know about the effectiveness of these documents? What sections should they include? Should a policy brief recommend…
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