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
Best Start Resource Centre (BSRC) is a maternal, newborn and early child development resource centre run by Health Nexus in Ontario. It supports service providers across the province to enhance the health of expectant and new parents, newborns, and young children.
A Healthy Start for Baby and Me is a prenatal and postpartum resource created by the centre. It’s based on a resource developed by Toronto Public Health and is designed for pregnant women and new parents who have difficulty reading due to literacy level or language. Public health nurses and other prenatal educators provide Healthy Start to participants in prenatal classes. It’s available in English and French.