Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a structured process that brings together scientific data, public health expertise, and stakeholder input to identify the potential health effects of a proposed policy, plan, program, or project. Based on an objective and thorough analysis of these potential effects, an HIA offers practical recommendations for ways to minimize risks and… more »
Framing the Local Context and Estimating the Health Impact of CPPW Obesity Prevention Strategies in Los Angeles County, 2010-2012
A few studies have described the range and health impacts of obesity prevention strategies in local communities supported by the Communities Putting Prevention to Work program.
Housing Policy is Health Policy – A Health Impact Assessment of Georgia’s 2015 Qualified Allocation Plan for Low-Income Housing Tax Credits.
This health impact assessment (HIA) examined how public health perspectives could be more strongly incorporated into affordable housing policy in Georgia through the Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP), overseen by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and updated on an annual basis. Overall, affordable housing investments were found to improve health and quality of life, and… more »
The purpose of this document is to provide the Mid-South Regional Greenprint Consortium and the larger Mid-South community with recommendations for ensuring that the final Greenprint Plan has the greatest positive impact on public health throughout the region.
Using a Health in All Policies Approach to Address Social Determinants of Sexually Transmitted Disease Inequities in the Context of Community Change and Redevelopment
Fort McPherson in Atlanta, GA, recently ceased operations as a military installation and will soon begin redevelopment. What are the opportunities to improve the health of the surrounding neighborhoods at the same time? This report provides maps of neighborhood data, policy opportunities suggested by local officials, and pictures from community members of neighborhood assets they… more »
The Fort McPherson BRAC redevelopment was explored as a case study of a 25 approach to large-scale redevelopment.
Fort McPherson Rapid Health Impact Assessment: Zoning for Health Benefit to Surrounding Communities During Interim Use
Fort McPherson is an Army installation in Atlanta, Georgia that is slated to close in 2011 as part of the Department of Defense’s Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) program. As part of a project to bring a 25 (HiAP) perspective into the BRAC process for Fort McPherson, the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) conducted a… more »
Fort McPherson interim zoning HIA recommendations.