Health Impact Assessment: Resources - Minnesota Department of Health

Health Impact Assessment (HIA)

The following are external websites that provide useful information and resources about HIAs.

Tools, Data, and Assessment Resources

  • Census Reporter
    As a Knight News Challenge-funded project, this site uses information from the U.S. Census Bureau to provide a user-friendly interface for navigating data.

Guides, Reports, and Supporting Organizations

  • Community Participation in Health Impact Assessments: A National Evaluation
    Human Impact Partners and the Center for Community Health and Evaluation partnered to find out how community members participate in HIAs and what outcomes this participation leads to. Released in January 2016, this report offers new insights related to community participation in the U.S.-based HIA practice.
  • Health Impact Project
    The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, is a national initiative designed to promote the use of health impact assessments (HIAs) as a decision-making tool for policymakers.
  • Human Impact Partners (HIP)
    HIP works in partnership with communities, public health and academic experts to build capacity to conduct HIAs and strives to create a world in which health is considered in all decision-making.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Planning and Budget Resource
    Released in December 2015, this guide provides HIA practitioners with practical tools for planning and budgeting for various activities to involve stakeholders and build meaningful stakeholder engagement into HIA budgets upfront.
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
    The WHO works to promote health across all sectors of activity. Explore the vast resources this website provides to learn about the global importance of conducting HIAs.

MDH's current HIA work is supported by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Updated Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 10:37AM