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Overview of Health Impact Assessment and main components

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Hia For Rchc Pdf

  1. 1. HEALTHIMPACT ASSESSMENT Miguel A. Vazquez, AICP Healthy Communities Urban/Regional Planner Riverside County Department of Public Health January 2012
  2. 2. PART ONE:HIA OVERVIEW
  3. 3. 14What is HIA? 12 10 8 A B 6 C 4 2 0 POPULATION
  4. 4. How Can Health Effects Be Considered in Community Design?Environmental Impact StudiesGlen Park Community Plan - Environmental ImpactReport, 2010Authors: San Francisco Planning Department, SanFrancisco Municipal Transportation Agency, SanFrancisco Public Utilities CommissionLocation: San Francisco, California, United States
  5. 5. Who can initiate an HIA?
  6. 6. What types of projects can be evaluated with the HIA ? Physical planning/urban planning  Housing Redevelopment  Transit Village  Area Plan  Re-zoning Transportation infrastructure and policy Subsidies and tax policy—cigarettes, alcohol, food, energy, fuel After-school programs Walk to School Farmers Market
  7. 7. Where Are HIA’s Being Used ForDecision-Making? Source: Health Impact Project
  8. 8. Where Are HIA’s Being Used For Decision-Making? Los Angeles: •The Crossings @ 29th & San Pedro St. South Central Redevelopment •I-710 Expansion •Los Angeles Living Wage Ordinance •Metro Westside Subway Extension (Wilshire Corridor) •School Physical Activities Report Cards Port Container Fee An HIA that addressed a proposed California state bill that would assess aSanta Monica Airport An HIA fee on each container moving throughaddressed the health impacts on the Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beachneighboring communities related to air and Oakland.quality, noise and the lack of an buffer Port of Los Angeles and Long Beachzone around the Santa Monica Airport An HIA will address the health implications of expansion projects and plans at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Source: Health Impact Project
  9. 9. How Can HIA’s be Funded? Grants, CharityEntitlement DevelopmentReview
  10. 10. PART TWO:HIA COMPONENTS
  11. 11. Components/ Phases  Screening  Scoping  Assessment  Recommendations  Reporting  Monitoring
  12. 12. I. Screening Is decision-making process open to new information? Image: sandiegobesthomesandinvestments.com
  13. 13. Scoping Source: PolicyLinK
  14. 14. Assessment
  15. 15. Recommendations Identify and evaluate the efficacy of feasibility of mitigations, design strategies, or decision alternatives Prioritize recommendations with stakeholder input Develop a health management monitoring plan Source: PolicyLinK
  16. 16. Reporting Source: PolicyLinK
  17. 17. Monitoring
  18. 18. RESOURCES  Health Impact Project  http://www.healthimpactproject.org  The UCLA Health Impact Assessment Clearinghouse Learning and Information Center  http://www.hiaguide.org/  Active Living Resources  http://www.activelivingresearch.org/resourcesearch/hia  The HIA Gateway  http://www.apho.org.uk/default.aspx?QN=P_HIA
  19. 19. THANK YOU

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