New Course! Health Impact Assessment: Incorporating Health into Planning and Decision-Making

HIANew Jersey Health Impact Collaborative (njhic.rutgers.edu) announces a NEW Professional Training course, offered through Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education. Many decisions made in sectors like housing, transportation, energy, land use and education can have profound impacts on community and individual health. Health Impact Assessments (HIA) can aid professionals by projecting potential health impacts before final decisions are made, providing evidence-based recommendations that can actively promote health, prevent diseases and/or injuries, and lead to significant economic benefits. Join other professionals in learning when and how to use this innovative tool to enhance projects, policies and programs to create healthier communities. Interested in learning more? Go to: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/brochures/intros/health-assessment.html