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Health Impact Assessment: An Essential Tool for Health Department Accreditation

Posted on August 30, 2016

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

By Shannon Browlee, MPH, Public Health Educator, Okaland County Health Division (MI) and Stephanie Souter, MS, Planner II,Washington County (MN) Public Health & Environment Seeking accreditation status from the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), and integrating Health Impact Assessment (HIA) into community-wide, decision-making practice are two goals shared by many health departments across the country. Surprisingly, […]

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