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Health Impact Assessment: Concepts and Guidelines for the Americas

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Source

Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization

Description

A hybrid framework that mixes health assessments with components from environmental impact assessments (EIAs). The guide utilizes a robust multidisciplinary assessment which weights the quality of scientific evidence, consults with stakeholders/affected populations, and makes policy recommendations aimed at facilitating rapid response to potential health threats (includes examples of health impact assessments).