Ben Harris-Roxas

Health researcher

March 14, 2016
by Ben Harris-Roxas

Communicating about equity in HIA

There’s a useful new resource from The Society of Practitioners of Health Impact Assessment about discussing health equity in HIAs: The SOPHIA Equity Working Group Communicating about Equity in HIA: A Guide for Practitioners. HIAs provide an opportunity to advance … Continue reading

December 15, 2015
by Ben Harris-Roxas

Health impact assessment needs maturity models

Whenever I used to write anything about health impact assessment I started with “HIA it is a new field”. That’s no longer the case. People have been grappling with how to make HIAs routine for more than twenty years. This has taken different forms. It’s described as institutionalisation, … Continue reading

August 22, 2014
by Ben Harris-Roxas
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The Impact and Effectiveness of Equity Focused Health Impact Assessment in Health Service Planning

This free ebook looks at the use of equity focused health impact assessment (EFHIA) on health service plans. It examines: What are the direct and indirect impacts of EFHIAs conducted on health sector plans? Does EFHIA improve the consideration of equity in … Continue reading