HIA Screening Decision Diagram (HIA) Toolkit

What do these pictures have in common? Answer: Decisions made in each of the areas (transportation, development, accessibility to healthy foods, education, etc.) have an effect on our health.

HIA is a combination of procedures, methods, and tools by which a policy, program, or project may be judged as to its potential effects on the health of a population, and the distribution of those effects within the population.

Screening Decision Diagram

(Source: Cole, B. L., Shimkhada, R., Fielding, J. E., Kominski, G., & Morgenstern, H. (2005). Methodologies for realizing the potential of health impact assessment. Americanjournal of preventive medicine, 28(4), 382-389, p.386).

HIA Chart

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