A consortium led by Ben Cave Associates Ltd has been commissioned to deliver Health Impact Assessment (HIA) training during the EU-funded Equity Action Programme. The training will be delivered by Erica Ison, Ben Cave, Jean Simos and Nicola Cantoreggi. The European Public Health Alliance are providing office support.
The first training course with approximately 40 participants from various Member States in Europe is in London on the 16th and 17th November 2011. There are further training courses in May and November in 2012.
Our commission is to provide training in HIA and also to focus on policy HIA where issues of equity are explored.
Participants in the training can log in to the forum by clicking here.
|The Government of South Australia, with technical support being provided by WHO, is organising a Health in All Policies (HiAP) Summer School Course in Adelaide, Australia, from 28 Nov till 2 December 2011. |
The HiAP Summer School will build on the work of the Adelaide Statement on HiAP and, in particular, it will:
More information about the Summer School Course can be found on the website of the SA Government.
- explore the concepts and approaches to taking action on the social determinants of health and health equity, including intersectoral action, HiAP, joined-up policy-making and shared health governance;
- identify and define frameworks and tools that underpin HiAP approaches, including policy innovation, novel mechanisms and partnerships, sustainable development, new instruments and better regulatory frameworks;
- examine national and regional approaches to shared health governance and HiAP in a range of issues; e.g. non-communicable diseases, health equity;
- review and share efforts of HiAP practice from participants’ own experiences.