Health Impact Assessment (HIA)

WHO Regional Offices


Regional Office for South-East Asia

Regional Inter Country Consultation on the ‘Adverse effects of development projects on mosquito borne diseases’ 1999.

Twenty multidisciplinary participants from the SEARO region addressed the development of a framework for implementation of HIA in SEARO. (discussed in publication, no other details available).

Situational Analysis

[Paper submitted to the WHO Bulletin theme issue on HIA, to be published in June 2003]

Research has been undertaken in nine of the ten SEARO countries to assess the barriers to HIA – policy, infrastructure, capacity, or lack of intersectoral methods. Recommendations to strengthen HIA within SEARO are made.

Advocacy brochure

for using HIA in SEAR, and country profiles on HIA status in SEAR (in preparation).