Health Impact Assessment (HIA)

WHO Regional Offices


Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Documents available on website covering health impacts:

  • Environment and people’s health in China
  • Environmental health and sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region.

Guidelines for the HIA of development projects by the Asian Development Bank (1992).

These guidelines outline how to include HIA within existing EIA. The guidelines provide information on how to assess health impact, focusing on the process involved. A review of known health hazards within the region is provided in the appendices. (discussed in publication, no other details available)

Country workshops held

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