16 January 2013

Annual Health in All Local Policies and Health Impact Assessment Courses in New Zealand

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Promoting Wellbeing Through Local Government Policy-making 
This course aims to strengthen the promotion of wellbeing by local government and the health sector. It does so by advancing knowledge and understanding of Health Impact Assessment (HIA) and Health in All Policies (HiAP) approaches and by advancing skill in using them in local government policy-making.

Course dates: Thursday 14 & Friday 15 February, 2013.

Teaching staff include:
Dr Caroline Miller (Senior Lecturer in the Resource and Environmental Planning Programme, Massey University).
Shadrack Rolleston (Senior Planner, BECA).
Associate Professor Louise Signal (Director of the HIA Research Unit, University of Otago, Wellington).
Robert Quigley (HIA Consultant, Quigley and Watts Ltd and Director of the HIA Research Unit, University of Otago).

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Introduction to Health Impact Assessment
This is a foundation course that provides an introduction to the practical methods and tools for the use of HIA. The course aims to introduce participants to an innovative way to strengthen wellbeing, health and equity in policy making at local, regional and national levels. HIA is a process that aids decision-making by predicting the potential effects of policies, programmes and projects on wellbeing, health and equity. Participants who complete this foundation course also often enrol in 'Promoting Wellbeing Through Local Government Policy-making' (described above) to further extend their practical skills and knowledge.

Course dates: Thursday 7 & Friday 8 February, 2013.

Teaching staff include:
Associate Professor Louise Signal (Director of the HIA Research Unit, University of Otago, Wellington).
Robert Quigley (HIA Consultant, Quigley and Watts Ltd and Director of the HIA Research Unit, University of Otago).

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For more information about 2013 Summer School including a full list of the 32 courses on offer, visit the website.