This report describes and compares the institutionalization of health impact assessment (HIA) in nine middle- and high-income countries, and within the European Union, with an eye to identifying the factors that enhance effective and wide-spread implementation of HIA.
The gap between public health’s advocacy role in addressing health inequities – and actual practice – is explored in this scoping review of peer reviewed and grey public health advocacy literature.
This discussion paper presents key economic arguments that support the call to re-think how we distribute health care dollars, concluding that a shift towards the upstream determinants of health is warranted on the basis of economics, as well as social justice values.
This case study will help others plan or support community-driven action on poverty reduction.
The authors of this document analysed the application of health equity assessment tools (HEATs) in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Canada to identify facilitators and barriers to success.