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Health in All Policies: A Workshop for New Jersey

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Synopsis: Health in All Policies (HIAP) is an approach to policy development that builds consideration of public health impacts into decision-making in “non-health” policy areas such as transportation, housing, environment, energy and economic development.
Start Time: Monday, March 18, 2013 8:30 AM
End Time: Monday, March 18, 2013 5:00 PM
Location: Cook Student Center
Address: 59 Biel Road
Campus: George H. Cook
Room: Conference Room
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: 35.00
Sponsor: Bloustein School, Together North Jersey, New Jersey Department of Health
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://togethernorthjersey.com/hiap2013/
Contact Name: Miriam Salerno
Contact Email: miriam.salerno@ejb.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-2876
Special Criteria: registration required
Additional Information: The event is planned to introduce the concept of HIAP and train participants in approaches to HIAP, leaving them with the tools needed to take a HIAP approach in non-health decision-making. Developed in partnership with state and federal agencies and others, the workshop will serve as an important educational and training opportunity for local public health officers in New Jersey. Additionally, the workshop will serve to assist with building capacity into the Together North Jersey deliberative process to foster consideration of health impacts into development of the Regional Plan for Sustainable Development. The audience for this workshop is expected to include participants of the standing committees that are part of the Together North Jersey initiative, local public health officers in New Jersey, and other interested individuals and organizations including planners and policymakers..
Target Audience: General Public