Health Impact Assessment (HIA)

WHO Regional Offices


Regional Office for Europe : The HIA methods and strategies programme (HMS)

The programme develops methods and tools for health impact assessments, reviews scientific information and other data sources providing inputs to risk assessment, promotes international, national and local application of the HIA methodology, and supports the development and implementation of policy instruments promoting the use of HIA as a tool for decision-making.

Guidelines and other guidance documents produced

Policy and decision making

Methods and tools developed or adapted

Capacity building carried out

Training in environmental health and in health impact assessment:

Completed HIAs, pilots, case studies and collaborations

HIA methods and strategies