Engaging in Reflexive Practice When Conducting HEIAs

A fact sheet in English for service providers: Tips and steps to conduct a successful Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA). (2016)

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When seeking to address the determinants of health or health inequities, it is critical that practitioners recognize their internal biases that can sometimes result in important considerations being overlooked. By examining these biases, we can uncover their limitations and avoid becoming complacent or ritualistic in our work. To do so, we must first understand the lens through which we view the world, including the broader social and political contexts that influence us. Reflexive practice is not only a mental event; it must be reinvested and applied to how one conducts the HEIA.

See also:

Seeing the Unseen: An introduction to Health Equity Impact Assessment

Health Equity Impact Assessment: Getting Started

Health Equity Impact Assessment: Planning for a successful HEIA