EFHIA

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EFHIAEquity-Focused Health Impact Assessment (Australia and New Zealand)
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In 2008, the World Health Organization (WHO) Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) concluded that eliminating inequities in health is "an ethical imperative" and "a matter of social justice." (1) Health equity impact assessment--also referred to as equity-focused health impact assessment (EfHIA)--was identified as a particularly effective tool for ensuring that attention to issues of health equity is integrated into all public policies and programs, including those that promote healthy childhood environments.