A health impact assessment (HIA), described in Chapter 4 of your textbook, is a process for describing and estimating the effects a proposed project or policy may have on the health of a population. For this assignment, imagine you asked to conduct an HIA for a proposed waste management facility in your community. In a paper of 1,250-1,500-words address the following questions and issues: Provide an overview and description of the stages of a health impact assessment. How is it different from other forms of assessment, such as an environmental impact assessment or a community health assessment? What information would you need for the proposed project? What information would you need about the community to understand the potential health effects? What recommendations would you propose to promote positive health effects? What recommendations would you propose to mitigate adverse health effects? Which decision makers would need this information? Why? You are required to use a minimum of five additional references in your paper. Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin to check for plagiarism.
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