Browsing Mapping of the North East's HIA Capacity & Capability
Developing Capacity and Capability for HIA in the North East Region. A mapping study and strategy document
Tanja Pless Mulloli,
Public Health Research Group
This project maps the current capacity and capability to undertake HIA in the North East region and proposes a strategy for development. Capacity was defined as the existence of sufficient human resources in the North East region with the necessary knowledge and experience in HIA to meet the current demand for HIA activities. Capability was defined as the ability to use current resources both human and financial. A training strategy was identified to build capacity and a network of HIA practitioners and HIA research were recommended to build capability.
There three documents for this HIA:
HIA capacity and capability in the NE Region was mapped by a team of researchers using data from interviews and questionnaires during 2005. The project is reported in full with a strategy for future development.
Summary of the mapping research project and outline of the strategy to build capacity and capability with recommendations for training.
Six themes were identified from discussions of the main report. Training and the structures required to support HIA capacity and capability are discussed.