First HIA short course in Uganda

The Makerere University School of Public Health in conjunction with the Swiss Tropical and Public Health institute held a health impact assessment (HIA) short training course between 14 and 16 February 2023 in Kampala, Uganda. Uganda is the first spillover country outside the four project countries.

r4d Dialogue Forum

How does the extraction of natural resources such as minerals, metals, oil and gas affect public health, ecosystems and society? How do the public and the private sector cooperate to improve the situation in producer regions?

Multi-stakeholder meeting in Geita

Members of the Health Impact Assessment for Sustainable Development (HIA4SD) project organized the second multi-stakeholder meeting in Geita on January 14th 2022, following the first meeting which was held in Dodoma in August last year.

Insights from HIA practice in Zambia

What are the impacts of mines on wealth in local communities? Two new publications by Dr. Hyacinthe Zabré and his co-authors provide answers.

HIA4SD project moving into the policy dialogue phase

The HIA4SD project is in the process of entering a new phase: Policy dialogues. They will be initiated by multistakeholder meetings in all countries. What is the purpose of these meetings? And what to expect from them? Project leader PD Dr. Mirko Winkler explains in a short interview.