This presentation will discuss different tools urban planners can use to calculate the health costs and benefits of their planning processes. The presentation will provide an overview using a specific example related to the costs and benefits of walking and cycling in St. John’s, NL using the World Health Organization Health Economic Assessment Tool (HEAT) for walking and cycling.
Daniel Fuller is a Canada Research Chair in Population Physical Activity in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation at Memorial University. Dan has a PhD in Public Health from Université de Montréal. He is a Principal Investigator on the INTEventions, Research, and Action in Cities Team (INTERACT) and the Neighbourhood Factors Team co-lead of the Canadian Urban Environmental Health (CANUE) Research Consortium.
NLAPP Planner’s Plate – The Health Costs and Benefits of Urban Planning
Fri, Dec 4, 2020 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM (NLT)
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