Planning and Designing Healthy Communities
This two-day intensive workshop will introduce you to key principles and strategies for the planning and designing of healthy communities. The course is intended to educate and inspire, to develop an understanding of the public health implications of policy and design decisions, and to apply a health lens to a broad spectrum of policy and design issues and initiatives.
Building on recent work and new research on the relationship between urban design and public health, your instructors will introduce you to the Healthy Built Environment (HBE) Linkages Toolkit and provide guidance on how to develop a health impact assessment.
Featuring guest speakers from the Metro Vancouver public health community, this interactive course will be grounded in the practical demands of local government policy development, design and implementation.