Applying HEIA: Two Policy Case Studies
Kendra Cicci and Naeha Sharma, Master of Public Health candidates at Queen’s University, describe their experiences using the tool in an exercise examining the health equity impacts of government policy.
March 27th, 2019
Using HEIA to analyze the implications of Bill 47
Rebecca Cheff and Malaika Hill, from Wellesley Institute, share how the HEIA tool was used to identify potential health equity impacts of recent changes to workers’ protections in Ontario.
February 27th, 2019
Integrating Health into Urban Planning
Alexandre Lebel, from Laval University, presents on how health is being integrated into the urban planning process in Quebec City using the Health Impact Assessment (HIA) tool, not to be confused with the HEIA tool.
June 27th, 2018
Developing Effective Mitigation Strategies in a Public Policy Context
Lauren Bates, from Wellesley Institute, presents on the process Wellesley Institute took for developing effective public policy mitigation strategies to address inequalities in home and community care for ethnically and linguistically diverse seniors in the GTA.
February 28th, 2018
Learning from a Health Equity Data Collection Project in Mississauga Halton
Irene Zivko and Elin Moorlag Silk, from Mississauga Halton LHIN, provide an overview of how Mississauga Halton LHIN is implementing the use of the HEIA tool among the municipalities of South Etobicoke, Mississauga, Halton Hills, Oakville, and Milton.
November 29th, 2017
Working Together to Advance Health Equity in York Region
Tina Leung and Chetna Pandya, from York Region Public Health, provide an overview of how York Region is embedding health equity into their work and applying the HEIA tool to their projects.
Octoober 25th, 2017
Building internal health equity at Health Quality Ontario
Maria Papadimitriou and Andrea Bracaglia, from Health Quality Ontario (HQO), provide an overview of how HQO is embedding health equity into their own work and encouraging providers, system leaders and planners to do the same.
March 29th, 2017
HEIA use in one Ontario public health unit: NBPSDHU
An overview of how the HEIA was introduced to all staff and integrated at the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (NBPSDHU) using cross-organizational awareness-raising strategies and planning.
November 30th, 2016
HEIA in systems-level work: Learnings from service collaboratives
Members of CAMH's Provincial System Support Program team share their experience, examples and learnings from using HEIA in large systems-level projects in their work with the Systems Improvement through Service Collaboratives initiative across the province.
January 26th, 2016
Using HEIA in policy making and policy analysis
Policy decisions made far beyond the health care system can have significant health implications. Steve Barnes, Director of Policy at the Wellesley Institute, presents an overview of how and why HEIA tools should be used in policy making and policy analysis and presents examples of policy HEIAs completed by the Wellesley Institute.
December 16th, 2015