This free, skill-building course teaches why and how to conduct a health equity impact assessment (HEIA), and gives learners opportunities to complete up to five HEIA templates - a tool designed by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care - based on five case studies.
The Health Equity Impact Assessment Tool, which includes a workbook and a template, was developed to help decision makers identify how a program, policy or other initiative will impact the health of population groups in both intended and unintended ways.
This inventory describes 36 tools that public health practitioners can use to support the systemic promotion of health equity.
This free, six to 12 hour course is designed using case studies to teach public health practitioners how to conduct a health impact assessment (HIA). The course was developed by the National Health Service in Scotland, which has produced an impressive eLearning program of study.
In this analysis from University of Ottawa researchers Arne Ruckert and Ronald Labonté, the authors address the impact that the austerity measures taken in response to the 2008 global financial crisis had on social policy and health equity.