20 Nov 2019, Φ Marseille: Health Impact Assessment (HIA) preconference

20 Nov 2019, Φ Marseille: Health Impact Assessment (HIA) preconference

20.11.2019, Marseille: Pre-conference to the 12th European Public Health Conference – Health Impact Assessment (HIA) institutionalization and multisectoral collaboration in Europe

Marseille Chanot, Palais des Congrès et des Expositions; 09:00 – 17:30 h

Organised by: European Public Health Association (EUPHA) HIA Section, International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) Health Section, National Institute of Health Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA), NRW Centre for Health (LZG.NRW), Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit (WHIASU)/Public Health Wales (PHW), World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe.

https://eupha.org/repository/conference/2019/Preconferences/HIA_Pre-conference_Programme_20190913.pdf: … The aims … are to strengthen the knowledge on HIA in Europe, to share experiences in institutionalizing HIA and integrating a broad consideration of health and well-being, the use of HIA in environmental assessments and other impact assessments, as well as sharing the latest research on HIA.


Opening by the organizers team, Chair: Piedad Martin Olmedo, Vice-President EUPHA HIA; Keynote speech: Challenges and perspectives for health impact assessment development in France (Francoise Jabot, Ana Rivadeneyra, France)

Session 1 – Institutionalization of HIA across Europe results, Chair: Odile Mekel, President EUPHA HIA:

  • The use of HIA to support the plan for a cleaner air (Mathilde Pascal, France)
  • Institutionalization of HIA: what’s going on in Portugal? (Luciana Costa, Portugal)
  • HIA in context (Rainer Fehr, Germany) [19-10] Abstract – From the abstract: … Viewing HIA as one (important) type among the group of “health assessments” fruitfully inspires HIA, both on conceptual and on practice level, and may help to strengthen HIA significantly. Presentation slides

Session 2 –Using HIA inside and outside the health sector

Session 3 -The role of HIA in achieving Health in All Policies and the SDGs

Session 4 –Integrating HIA in environmental assessments

Open questions and closing comments.