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Watch these videos to learn about the Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) tool and how it’s been applied. Click on the video titles to view the recordings.


What is HEIA?


Introduction to the Health Equity Impact Assessment tool

This video, produced by Health Nexus, explores the HEIA tool and describes how to conduct your own HEIA.

Cover all the bases with Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA)

A baseball analogy helps explain the five simple steps of HEIA.


How to use HEIA


Using Health Equity Impact Assessments in community mental health

This webinar explores the concept of equity in mental health in Ontario and the way HEIA can be an important tool for service delivery and program planning. It also provides an orientation to the HEIA tool with case studies.

Health equity: lessons and benefits of HEIA

Erika Espinoza, Northern Ontario knowledge exchange lead in CAMH's Provincial System Support Program, speaks about the meaning of health equity, her experiences with the HEIA tool, and the ways the tool can help in developing equitable programs. The Evidence Exchange Network sponsored this interview as part of its support for the HEIA Community of Interest.

HEIA tool: steps, processes and strategies

Andrea Bodkin, HCLink coordinator at Health Nexus, provides an overview of how and why to use the HEIA tool and talks about common challenges and pitfalls while conducting a HEIA.

Seeing the unseen: introduction to HEIA and case study

This webinar provides an introduction to health equity, an explanation of the HEIA tool, and a case study in which participants jointly complete a HEIA. You can navigate to specific sections of the recording.


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