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HEIA Community of Interest!


Welcome to the Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) Community of Interest (CoI). Here, you will learn about how HEIA is being implemented across Ontario and can share your experience with others interested in equity-focused planning. Participate in webinars and events, learn about new resources, ask questions, and sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with HEIA news.

Featured HEIA in action


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York Region Public Health is one of Ontario’s 36 public health units. It delivers a range of programs and services to prevent disease, protect the health and safety of residents, and promote healthy lifestyles and environments.

The health unit completed a Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) during the planning stage of a promotional campaign for their First Dental Visit initiative. This initiative promoted the recommendation that children have their first dental visit by age 1.

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Current newsletter


Check out our most recent newsletter, released in September 2017.

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Access a repository of data, evidence and resources that can support you in conducting a HEIA.

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Subscribe to the HEIA newsletter to keep up on the HEIA Community of Interest.

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Learn how to conduct HEIA through our online course and videos.

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Past webinars


Take a look at our past webinars. We have presented and recorded them since 2015, and some may catch your eye.

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