We are happy to announce that in lieu of our 2020 Practitioner Workshop, SOPHIA is hosting our first Virtual Forum.
Join an international group of practitioners to discuss health-informed approaches to the COVID-19 pandemic and racial justice issues prevalent in the world today.
Dr. Gwenetta D. Curry, Lecturer of Race, Ethnicity, and Health, University of Edinburgh
Using HIA to Better Respond to Covid-19: Lessons from the United Kingdom
This plenary session on Covid-19 will feature examples from the United Kingdom in which health impact assessment practitioners have used HIA in flexible and adaptive ways to understand the impacts of various Covid-19 response and recovery approaches.
Margaret Douglas, University of Edinburgh and Scottish Health and Inequalities Impact Assessment Network.
Lee Parry-Williams and Laura Morgan, Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit.
HiAP Approaches to Racial Equity in the United States
The plenary session on racial equity will feature representatives from various governmental and non-profit organizations to share how various health in all policies (HiAP) approaches have provided opportunities for actionable advancement of racial equity in different communities across the United States.
Lili Farhang, Human Impact Partners.
Madeline England, Mississippi State Department of Health.
Jennifer Eastwood and Cori Lindsay, North Carolina Government Alliance on Race & Equity (GARE).