HIA Forum 2009

The HIA Forum provides an opportunity for those with an interest in HIA to meet, share experiences, hear about new developments and consider how to progress HIA.

2009 HIA Forum events focused on how HIA can and is being used to support healthier communties:

HIA: a tool to support healthier communities - 17 September, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford
The focus of this meeting was how HIA can support healthier communities and was co-hosted with the HSE.   Access presentations from the session below:

HIA: a tool to support healthier communities  - 7 May, Merlin Park University Hospital, Galway
This session included an update on how health is being incorporated into the Environmental Impact Assessment process and considered how the Healthy Cities model can provide a framework for HIA.  The session agenda and presentations are available here:

HIA: a tool to support healthier communities - 28 April, The Gasyard, Derry
This session focused on HIA and planning for healthier communities.  The session agenda and presentations are available here:

For further information on future HIA Forum events, please contact either Claire Higgins at claire.higgins@publichealth.ie or Teresa Lavin at teresa.lavin@publichealth.ie