This project built on work that had been done by CHETRE in the development of the Health and Equity Statement nd in support of Healthy People 2005.

Project Status

Completed Projects

Chief Investigators

Elizabeth Harris, Sarah Simpson

Rationale

This project built on work that had been done by CHETRE in the development of the Health and Equity Statement nd in support of Healthy People 2005.

Aims

There were two main focusses of the project:

1. To support Area Health Service in the development of Health Inequity Profileas a means of building their capacity to develop relevent interventions
2. To undertake developmental work on HIA and building capacity within the health system to undertake assessment.

Design and Method

Health Inequity Profiles:

  • Support for Area Health Service in developing their profiles
  • Workshop to showcase profiles and identify key issues


Health Impact Assessment:

  • Identification of key stakeholders for HIA within NSW
  • Identification of a range of options for undertaking HIA
  • Workshops on current issues in HIA
  • Discussion paper on future directions

Key Publications

Harris E & Simpson S.NSW Health Impact Assessment Project. Phase 1 Report. Sydney: Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation, 2003.

Contact

Elizabeth Harris Email: e.harris@unsw.edu.au

Key Partners

NSW Health

Funding

NSW Health

Project lead centre
CHETRE
Project stream
Action for Equity
Project start date
2002
Project end date
2003