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  1. 1. Health Impact Assessment (HIA) – International and OnlineHilary DreavesResearch Fellow (HIA)IMPACTInternational Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Consortium,Department of Public Health and Policy,Institute of Psychology, Health and Society,University of Liverpool0151-794 5004
  2. 2. • IMPACT wins inaugural Impact Award 2009• Methodological Research in HIA• Knowledge Exchange / CPD: >35 countries to date• Consultancy: >40 HIAs published to date
  3. 3. Knowledge Exchange / CPD• Comprehensive 5 day HIA course (>35 countries to date)• On campus MPH full 15 credit module• WHO HIA guides and toolkit• World Bank/ International Finance Corporation (IFC) guide• WHO Healthy Cities guide and capacity building• Government HIA capacity building, e.g. Brazil, Italy, Finland, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Chile.....• UK Regional capacity building, e.g. North East and North West (> 439 in NW alone)• Bespoke formats, e.g. one, two and three day courses• Laureate Online MPH (>190, mostly Africa and S. America)• “On campus; on location; on line”
  4. 4. Consultancy: >40 published to date HIA Topic DateStrategic guidance for safeguarding and improving the health of communities affected by estate regeneration in Tower Hamlets 2010Liverpool Core Strategy (Comprehensive – integrated with Sustainability Appraisal) ongoingCity West Housing Trust‟s Home Improvement Programme (Comprehensive) 2010Liverpool Mutual Homes‟ Community Housing Investment programme (Rapid) 2009Speke CAB Paylink Project (Rapid) 2010„A new Health Service for Liverpool‟ (Rapid) 2009Leigh LIFT centre development (Desk-based) 2008Liverpool Advocacy Strategy (Desk-based) 2008Liverpool Homeless Strategy (Desk-based) 2008Jersey Energy from Waste – stage 2 (Rapid) 2008Kirkby Sports Stadium & retail park development HIA (Rapid) 2008Merseyside‟s „Health is Wealth‟ Commission (Desk-based) 2008Birmingham International Airport‟s Runway Extension (Rapid) 2008Oldham Town Centre‟s Integrated Care Centre (Rapid) 2007„Our Health our care our say‟ and young carers (Rapid) 2007Jersey Energy from Waste – stage 1 (Rapid) 2007Coventry and Warwickshire Acute Services Review (Screening and Scoping) 2007Reconfiguring women‟s and children‟s health services in NW England (Rapid – integrated with Race IA) 2006Liverpool Residential Relocation Core Document (Desk-based) 2006Norris Green – Citizens‟ Jury (Comprehensive) 2006Norris Green - Anti Social Behaviour Orders (Comprehensive) 2006NW Regional Economic Strategy (Desk-based) 2006Liverpool & South Sefton Strategic Services Development Plan (Desk-based) 2005Clean Accessible Transport for Community Health (Rapid) 2004 & 2005Liverpool Alcohol Strategy (Rapid) 2005MerseyTram Line 1 (Rapid – integrated with EIA) 2004Castlefields Housing & Regeneration Programme (Rapid) 2004EC European Employment Strategy (Comprehensive) 2004UK Employment Strategy (Comprehensive) 2004Ireland Employment Strategy (Comprehensive) 2004Germany Employment Strategy (Comprehensive) 2004Netherlands Employment Strategy (Comprehensive) 2004UK Foresight Vehicle Strategy (Comprehensive) 2002UK Foresight Vehicle Strategy (Rapid) 2001Stepping Out (Young Women‟s Empowerment project) (Comprehensive) 2001Target Hardening (Burglary Reduction project) (Comprehensive) 2001Parenting 2000 (Parenting project) (Comprehensive) 2001Private Rented Dwellings (Housing Renewal programme) (Rapid) 2001Ayelsbury Plus New Deal for Communities (Housing & Regeneration) (Rapid) 2001
  5. 5. What is HIA?‘A combination of procedures,methods and tools by which a policy,programme or project may be judgedas to its potential effects on thehealth of a population, and thedistribution of those effects within thepopulation.‟ WHO (1999) Gothenburg consensus paper
  6. 6. Why do HIA? HIA aims to inform and influence decision-making to enhance the positive impacts of any decision and reduce (or eliminate) any negative impacts. IMPACT 2005
  7. 7. A generic model of HIA (Abrahams et al, 2004) Screening Policy analysis Profiling of communities Scoping Qualitative and quantitative data collection Conduct assessment Impact analysis Report on health impacts and policy options Establish priority impacts Monitoring Recommendations developedImpact and outcome evaluation Process evaluation
  8. 8. Capacity Building for HIADefinition of Capacity Building“an approach to the development ofsustainable skills, organisational structures,resources and commitment to healthimprovement in health and other sectors, toprolong and multiply health gains manytimes over” (Hawe, P et al 1997)
  9. 9. Source: New South Wales Health Department 2001.A Framework for Building Capacityto Improve Health http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/pubs/2001/pdf/framework_improve.pdf
  10. 10. Source: New South Wales Health Department 2001. A Framework for Building Capacity to Improve Health http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/pubs/2001/pdf/framework_improve.pdf
  11. 11. ResourceTransformation:Paul DuvalleLearning Unit126 Mount PleasantUniversity of LiverpoolL69 3GRTel: 0151 7942477elearning@liverpool.ac.uk
  12. 12. Enablers:External:• Global market demand (and resource) for HIA• IMPACT reputation• HIA Methodological expertise• HIA Capacity Building experience and expertise• Demand for on line provision• Requests for internships, distance support for early work, etc• Moves towards competency / accreditation• Desire to be “qualified”, especially in the commercial market place.Internal:• Excellent support from colleagues• University strategic vision• Experienced and expert HIA facilitators
  13. 13. Disablers:Internal:• “Parallel universes” of student registration (or not)• TULIP• Lack of coherence and mixed messages (KE and CPD)• “Enthusiasm” for KE/CPD• Time consuming “fishing expeditions” cross department and faculties• Communications – but a little better with new Research Strategy launches• Capacity – new ways of workingExternal:• UK Policy environment