“Health in all policies” has become an increasingly important concept as professionals in all arenas seek to improve public and individual health.
health impact assessment
TOD can encourage healthy exercise habits and improve the overall community environment by offering transit, walking, and bicycling options.
Health Impact Assessment (HIA) for Planners: What Tools are Useful? Journal of Planning Literature (May 2010)
This article discusses the history, current practices, and role of Health Impact Assessments in planning.