MIT11 156 - Healthy Cities: Assessing Health Impacts of Policies and Plans

Description
Examines the built, psychosocial, economic, and natural environment factors that affect health behaviors and outcomes. Introduces tools designed to integrate public health considerations into policymaking and planning. Provides extensive practical training in the application of health impact assessment (HIA) methodology, which brings a health lens to policy, budgeting, and planning debates. Emphasizes health equity and healthy cities. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Course site: NOURL
Credits
12
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2020, Spring 2019
Avg. Class Size
999
Avg. Sections
1