This grant supports a committee of the National Resource Council and the Institute of Medicine in developing guidance for conducting health impact assessments (HIAs) of policies, programs and projects at the federal, state, tribal and local levels in the United States. The committee, comprising about 10 leaders from various sectors, will assess the value of HIAs; the barriers to conducting HIAs; the criteria for conducting HIAs; and the concepts, tools and information required for HIAs. The committee will disseminate its work as a National Academies' report that will include specific recommendations for the use and advancement of HIAs.
Amount Awarded $450,000.00
Awarded on: 9/14/2009
Time frame: 10/15/2009 - 10/14/2011
Grant Number: 66737