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Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA)

HEIA is a practical tool for identifying and improving the health equity impacts of your initiatives. The Ontario government developed HEIA for more than just health organizations. If you create policies or deliver services that might have an impact on people’s health, HEIA is for you.

This site shares many resources about HEIA. It can help you learn about the tool, gather advice and evidence for its use, and see how it’s being used in Ontario.

About the site

 

The Health Equity Office at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), with assistance from EENet, has created this website to support the use of Ontario’s Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA). Here you will find instruction, resources and case studies about HEIA. The site is home to the HEIA Community of Interest, a forum for learning and sharing about the tool.

Community of Interest

 

Explore and join the HEIA Community of Interest, a forum for learning and sharing about HEIA and how it's used in Ontario.

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HEIA tool

 

Get your copy of the HEIA tool and its supplements. Download a template for evaluating a HEIA. And, find resources to help you complete HEIA.

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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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Learn

 

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

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