Promoting Equity through Health Impact Assessment

April 12, 2013

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This report, co-authored by PolicyLink, describes the imperative to ensure equity in HIAs, identifies principles for equity in HIAs and recommends strategies for the implementation of each principle. The report also shares specific examples of HIAs that show the principle in practice, along with two case studies that effectively incorporate all the principles. The report also describes some of the challenges for ensuring equity in HIAs as well as strategies to overcome the challenges.