238200 Step 3: Assessment

Sunday, October 30, 2011: 2:30 PM

Kim Gilhuly, MPH , Human Impact Partners, Oakland, CA
Facilitators will present examples of how Assessment has been carried out in various HIA projects. Also discussed in this segment will be: methods used to identify data sources and research to describe the baseline health of people and groups affected by a proposed decision; and to predict the potential health effects of the decision, particularly the risks and benefits among vulnerable subgroups within the population (such as children, the elderly, people with chronic illnesses, racial and ethnic groups or persons with low incomes).

Learning Areas:
Advocacy for health and health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Describe a range of appropriate methodologies used to analyze baseline conditions and predict potential effects.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to be a proposal Author on the content I am responsible for because I manage an organization that raises awareness of innovative data, processes and tools that evaluate health impacts and inequities in order to transform the policies, institutions and places people need to live healthy lives.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.