Metro Region

Bernalillo County- Health Impact Assessment: Albuquerque Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan (ABC CompPlan) Update – 2015

The Health Matters New Mexico (HP4NM) team received funding to conduct an HIA process in order to provide Health in All Policies (HiAP) recommendations to the updating of the ABC Comp Plan, which is in process during 2015. For full information…

Bernalillo County – Health Impact Assessment: Sunport Boulevard Extension Project

HIP and partners recently submitted a comment letter to Bernalillo County that included the HIA, “Shining a Light on Health: How the Sunport Boulevard Extension Project Will Affect Health and Well-Being.”  For full information…

Bernalillo County – Health Impact Assessment: The Health Impacts of Free Bus Passes on Young Men of Color in the International District and Westgate Neighborhoods in Albuquerque

Together for Brothers (T4B), an organization led by young men of color, in partnership with other community organizations (i.e. International District Healthy Communities Coalition, New Mexico Asian Family Center, and Juntos) will conduct an Health Impact Assessment (HIA) For full information…

Bernalillo County – Health Impact Assessment: The Health Impacts of Language Access Policies on Refugees and Immigrants in Albuquerque

The New Mexico Asian Family Center’s Global 505 program, is conducting a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) on language access policies within education, employment and transportation. For full information…

Sandoval County – Health Impact Assessment: Health Impact Partners Cuba, Studying Trail Enhancement Plans

The STEP-HIA is conducted through the University of New Mexico Prevention Research Center in partnership with the Step Into Cuba Alliance. The STEP-HIA aims to look at how trail access from Cuba, NM to the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDT) is linked to health, quality of life, and community, social, and economic capital for residents living in the community. For full information…

Torrance County – Health Impact Assessment: Lobos CO2 Pipeline

In October 2013, the energy corporation Kinder-Morgan proposed to build a 214-mile pipeline to bring carbon dioxide (CO2) mined in Arizona through New Mexico for use in enhanced oil recovery operations (commonly known as fracking) in Texas. Many residents of Torrance County, New Mexico have expressed concern about the potential effects of this project, known as the Lobos CO2 Pipeline. For full information…

Bernalillo County (Healthy Places for New Mexico):

  • Educates policy makers and communities about the influence of neighborhood conditions on health
  • Offers information to promote policy change for healthy neighborhoods
  • Evaluates the consequences of policies, projects and plans and gives that information to policy makers so they can use it to make wise decisions for the community
  • Advocates for policies that lessen the poor health outcomes experienced by members of our communities as a consequence of stress from environmental and social conditions

For more information about Bernalillo County (Healthy Places for New Mexico)…

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