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International Health Impact Assessment Consortium


Since its establishment, IMPACT has been awarded numerous local, national and international HIA commissions and grants including from the World Health Organisation; World Bank; European Commission; Department of Health, England; Ministry for Health, Portugal; North West Development Agency, Primary Care Organisations and many more.

Commissions have included capacity building for HIA and methodological development, as well as undertaking HIAs of for example, health service reconfigurations, economic, employment and regeneration strategies and development projects such as for  example, energy from waste, development projects for housing and regeneration and of health facilities, transport, planning, crime prevention and antisocial behaviour. Some 40 HIAs have been delivered to date.

IMPACT also acts in a HIA expert advisory role for other assessors carrying out HIAs and undertakes independent peer review and appraisal of HIA reports. IMPACT can also provide support and guidance to those developing local HIA methods, tools and training materials.

IMPACT reports and publications.