Tues1045.CRC.Haynes

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Published on July 3, 2008

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The Columbia River Crossing: Moving Into the Future Moderator: Amy Ruiz, Portland Mercury
* Molly J. Haynes, MPH, RD, LD, Community Project Coordinator, Health Education Services, Kaiser Permanente, Northwest Region, Portland

 

What is a Health Impact Assessment? “ A combination of procedures, methods, and tools by which a policy, program, or project may be judged in terms of its potential effects on the health of a population, and the distribution of those effects within the population.” - World Health Organization, 1999

“ A combination of procedures, methods, and tools by which a policy, program, or project may be judged in terms of its potential effects on the health of a population, and the distribution of those effects within the population.”

- World Health Organization, 1999

HIA Workgroup History and Partners Kaiser Permanente Multnomah County Health Department Coalition for a Livable Future Community Health Partnership Upstream Public Health American Heart Association Northwest Health Foundation Portland State University Oregon Public Health Division

Kaiser Permanente

Multnomah County Health Department

Coalition for a Livable Future

Community Health Partnership

Upstream Public Health

American Heart Association

Northwest Health Foundation

Portland State University

Oregon Public Health Division

CRC HIA Goals Increase understanding and capacity to conduct HIA for use as a tool to advocate for health in our region. Encourage public officials involved with the CRC project to analyze health impacts as part of assessing CRC proposals. Increase stakeholder awareness of health impacts of public land use and transportation. Identify and strengthen the ways in which the CRC and the DEIS process can promote and enhance health.

Increase understanding and capacity to conduct HIA for use as a tool to advocate for health in our region.

Encourage public officials involved with the CRC project to analyze health impacts as part of assessing CRC proposals.

Increase stakeholder awareness of health impacts of public land use and transportation.

Identify and strengthen the ways in which the CRC and the DEIS process can promote and enhance health.

Areas of Health Impact Transportation Safety Air Quality Noise Environmental Justice

Transportation

Safety

Air Quality

Noise

Environmental Justice

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