This guide provides brief orientation to potential users of HIA who are working to create healthier living environments. More »
Planning for Healthy Places with Health Impact Assessments
This resource is a "how to" guide for conducting Health Impact Assessment, developed by the American Planning Association and the National Association of County and City Health Officials, sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.More»
HIA Mentorship Project 2013 - 2014 Toolkit
This toolkit provides a basic primer on HIA and a number of resources on the topic. The toolkit is not meant to be comprehensive, but can serve as an introduction to HIA, or a refresher for more seasoned practitioners. More»
Policy Statement on Creating Healthier Communities Through Health Impact Assessment
NACCHO supports the use of HIA to build healthier communities by increasing the consideration of health in public policy decisions. More»
Healthy Community Design Toolkit
This toolkit contains tools and resources to help public health practitioners learn about or further their work on the connection between public health and the built environment. More»
Environmental Health in All Policies Toolkit
The Environmental HiAP Toolkit includes tools and resources that have been developed and used to help educate local decision makers and raise awareness of health in all policies and environmental health policies. More»
A Health Impact Assessment Toolkit: A Handbook to Conducting HIA, 3rd Edition
This toolkit, developed by the Human Impact Partners, is designed as a hands-on teaching guide for how to conduct HIA. Click here for more information.
Health Impact Assessment: A Guide for Practice
This guide aims to support practitioners in the field, by describing the key tasks and activities for HIA, as well as the issues and challenges that arise in the course of practice. Click here for more information.
Health Impact Assessment Minimum Elements and Practice Standards
This document is a collective product of the HIA practitioners workgroup in North America and intends to translate the values underlying HIA along with key lessons from HIA practice into specific standards for practice for each phase of the HIA process. Click here for more information.
Guidance and Best Practices for Stakeholder Participation in Health Impact Assessments
This guide distills stakeholder participation techniques, case studies, and guiding principles from various fields of expertise. Click here for more information.
Promoting Equity through the Practice of Health Impact Assessment
This report serves as a primer to demonstrate how HIA practitioners and equity advocates can ensure that the practice of HIA maintains a strong focus on promoting equity, and how HIA can be used as a tool to support equitable decision-making processes and outcomes. Click here for more information.
Health Impact Project provides a map of HIA projects either completed or in progress around the United States, with links to project descriptions, reports, and other information. Click here for more information.
UCLA Health Impact Assessment Clearinghouse provides information on completed or in-process HIAs, with links to information and project summaries. Click here for more information.
Implementing Equity in Health in All Policies and Health Impact Assessments: From Concept to Action
PolicyLink and NACCHO presented a webinar on "Implementing Equity in Health in All Policies & Health Impact Assessments: From Concept to Action". This webinar focuses specifically on why equity is critical to Health in All Policies (HiAP) and HIAs, and specific strategies to implement and ensure equity. The speakers discuss principles and frameworks for the inclusion of equity, as well as present examples of the principles in practice. Click here for more information.
Tracking Webinar Series - Part II: Incorporating Environmental Public Health Tracking into Health Impact Assessments
This is the second in a three-part series of Environmental Public Health Tracking Program webinars. It featured the Minnesota Department of Health's Environmental Public Health Tracking and Climate & Health Programs describing their successful use of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease data in Health Impact Assessments. Speakers discussed opportunities for intersection between HIA and Tracking data and also provided participants with a national perspective on the uses of Health Impact Assessments and the Tracking Network. Click here for more information.