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Health Impact Assessment and policy development: The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Monica O'Mullane

Abstract

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a policy-support instrument and approach that seeks to assess the health impacts of projects, programmes and policies on population health. It has been endorsed at national policy levels in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland since the early 2000s. This book examines how and why Health Impact Assessments (HIAs) conducted in both jurisdictions have informed policy development. The book explores how HIA knowledge and evidence was used, or not used, in the development of local policies. This text is based on original explorative research involving a qual ... More

Keywords: Health Impact Assessment, Policy development, Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780719091933
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719091933.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Monica O'Mullane, author
Trnava University (Trnavská Univerzita), Slovakia