9 December 2012

Online Course: Introduction to Health Impact Assessment of Public Policies


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An online course on health impact assessment (HIA) of public policies has been developed by the NCCHPP and the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (Québec's public health institute - INSPQ) in collaboration with Dr. Richard Massé, associate professor at the Department of social and preventive medicine at the University of Montreal, and other partners. This course aims to help participants to develop and improve their competencies for leading an HIA process relating to public policies, and to do this with partners from different sectors.
Important dates 
The course will be offered in French from: February 12 to March 31, 2013.  
Registration deadline for the course in French: December 14, 2012.
The course will be offered in English from: May 1 to June 12, 2013. 
Registration deadline for the course in English: March 20 , 2013.  
Target audience 
The course is intended for participants who wish to pursue the HIA of public policies. In particular, it is meant for practitioners in public health and in other related sectors, as well as for decision makers, including:
  • professionals and practitioners interested in public policies and their impacts on population health;
  • professionals and practitioners working in evaluation, including HIA;
  • professionals in charge of applying HIA in their organizations;
  • professionals and researchers active in the health and social services sectors, particularly public health.
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