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Health Impact Assessment Gateway

West Midlands public Health Observatory on behalf of APHO Access to HIA related information resources The Health Impact Assessment Gateway (HIA Gateway) is a central database providing access to International HIA related information resources. This resour ...

Plain English Guidelines

National Adult Literacy Agency Guidelines on plain english writing A guide to plain english writing Knowledge Exchange Other Tools http://www.nala.ie/index.cfm/section/Publications/ext/plainenglish_guidelines/ © National Adult Literacy Agency 13 October 2 ...

Prioritising health in policy and project appraisal: Are HIAs used for policy in Ireland? Research findings

O'Mullane, M. Health Impact Assessment and Policy Presentation outlining results from PhD research into HIA and policy in Ireland This event discussed health in Impact Assessments particularly Environmental Impact Assessment and Stategic Environmenta ...

A Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Measurement Toolbox

Resources for measuring and monitoring coronary heart disease (CHD). The resources include work undertaken in each PHO, and signposts to other data sources, methods and expertise. South East Public Health Observatory (SEPHO) Heart disease Resources for me ...

Equity Focused HIA: Working Collaboratively to Develop a Strategic Framework

HIA Connect Health Impact Assessment Equity-focused health impact assessment (EFHIA) uses the health impact assessment process (Harris et al. 2007) to firstly determine the potential differential and distributional impacts of a policy, program or project ...

Guide to Implementing Local environmental Action Programs in Central and Eastern Europe

Markowitz, P Local Environmental Action Programs(LEAPs) Local Environmental Action Programs(LEAPs) hold enormous promise for helping to solve environmental problems at the local level in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). LEAPs involve developing a communi ...

Health Impact Assessment of Traffic and Transport in Ballyfermot

Eastern Regional Health Authority Health Impact Assessment Steering a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) to Fruition' 6th UK and Ireland HIA Conference, Birmingham. This resource is part of the Public Health Advocacy Website Collection. Health Inequaliti ...

Knowledge Networks and Communities of Practice

Allee, V Knowledge management initiatives Knowledge and learning have become the new strategic imperative of organizations. Recent surveys by The Conference Board and the American Management Association show that at least one-half of U.S. companies, and u ...

Media Advocacy and Public Health: Power for Prevention

Wallack, L., Dorfman, L., Jernigan, D. and Themba-Nixon, M., Media advocacy Media Advocacy and Public Health develops the concept of media advocacy as a central strategy for the prevention of public health problems. How we think about health problems, and ...

Public Health Advocacy Toolkit

Public Health alliance for the Island of Ireland Advocacy website The Advocacy Toolkit was initially developed by participants on the Institute of Public Health's Leadership for Building a Healthy Society Programme. Further development of the Toolkit ...

Health Impact Assessment Presentation

10.14655/20090016 Lavin, T., Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment This presentation provided an overview of Health Impact Assessment Knowledge Exchange Health Impact Assessment http://www.publichealth.ie/files/file/HIA_Teresa%20L ...

Health Impact Assessment Guidance (2006)

Metcalfe, O., Higgins, C., Doyle, C., Institute of Public Health in Ireland; McDowell, S., Investing for Health Team, Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health Impact Assessment This document describes Health Impact Assessment (HIA) a ...

Health Impact Assessment- A practical guidance manual

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment This document describes Health Impact Assessment (HIA) and the steps involved in HIA.  It gives advice based on the experience of HIA practitioners and provides tools to help carry out these s ...

100 Banned Words

Local Government Associalion (LGA) Communication, English, Language National Plain English Day was 11 December 2007. To mark the occasion, the Local Government Association (LGA) published a list of 100 words that public bodies should not use if they want ...

A review package for Health Impact Assessment of development projects

Mette Winge Fredsgaar, Ben Cave and Alan Bond, Bencave Associates Health impact assessment, Management Published by Ben Cave Associates, 2009 This review package is intended to enable a commissioner or reviewer of an HIA report to reach an opinion as to t ...

Campaigning Handbook: Directory of Social Change

Lattimer, M. COMMUNICATION, FINANCE, HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW, LOBBYING, POLITICS, SOCIETY Written for pressure groups, charities and social activists, this book covers the skills of modern campaigning. In this edition there are new sections on the Human Rights ...

Celebrities as Health Educators: Media Advocacy Guidelines

Baker er al. ADVOCACY, HEALTH EDUCATION, MASS MEDIA This report suggests that celebrities could serve as messengers of the importance of health due to mass media exposure. It uses as an example the voluntary efforts by Magic Johnson to champion the AIDS p ...

Collaborative Leadership Fieldbook

Chrislip, D. COMMUNITY, PARTNERSHIP WORKING The Collaborative Leadership Fieldbook offers nonprofit practitioners, community leaders, and public officials a practical, hands-on resource. It presents the tools needed for applying the lessons learned, power ...

Collaborative Work in Public Health? Reflections on the Experience of Public Health Networks

Mallinson, S., Popay, J., and Kowarzik, U. AIDS, BEHAVIOUR, HEALTH, HIV INFECTION, PUBLIC HEALTH, SOCIAL POLICY This paper aims to stimulate critical reflection and debate on the future development of multidisciplinary and collaborative public health prac ...

Communicating about Risk to Public Health: Pointers to Good Practice

Department of Health BEST PRACTICE, COMMUNICATION, DECISION MAKING, PUBLIC HEALTH Communicating about risks to public health can be of vital importance in many different contexts, in government, the NHS, local authorities, and the private and voluntary se ...