1 September 2007

New Centre for Health Impact Assessment is launched!

The Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM), based in the UK, has set up a new Centre for Health Impact Assessment (CHIA) to take forward its work on environmental and occupational health and wellbeing.

The vision of CHIA is to be an international Centre of Excellence for:
1. HIA theory and practice
2. Evidence-based analysis of the impacts of policies and programmes on health
3. Understanding the wider determinants of health and wellbeing
4. Healthy urban planning and development
5. Tackling environmental and health inequalities

For more information on the work of the Centre and opportunities for collaborative working please contact:

Dr Salim Vohra MBChB MSc PhD
Director
Centre for Health Impact Assessment
Institute of Occupational Medicine
Research House Business Centre
Fraser Road
Perivale
Middlesex
UB6 7AQ

Mob: +44 (0)7 980 728 814
Tel: +44 (0) 208 537 3491/2
Fax: +44 (0) 208 537 3493
Email: salim.vohra@iom-world.org
Web: www.iom-world.org