The WHO HEAT tool – Introduction and case examples
A webinar on user experiences of applying the Health Economic Assessment Tool (HEAT)
First webinar of HEAT-project on the 21st of November 2019
Thank you for all the participants!
The recording of the webinar will be available later on this website. In the mean time, you can have a look at the powerpoints of the presentators.
- HEAT Tool use in urban planning and future views in the development work Nick Cavill, WHO HEAT Core Group/ Cavill Associates Ltd.
- Master planning in Tartu and the use of HEAT Tool calculations Indrek Ranniku, City of Tartu
- HEAT Tool use in Stockholm Region Emilia Sternberg, Cykelfrämjandet
- Trying out the HEAT Tool as a part of regional traffic system planning Marja Tommola, Valonia (The Regional Council of Southwest Finland)
- Using the HEAT-tool and Bikenomics analyses as a backbone for long-lasting change Oskari Kaupinmäki, City of Helsinki
- Questions and discussion
The online HEAT tool was developed by WHO to facilitate evidence-based decision-making. It calculates the economic value of the health benefits resulting from physical activity. This is due to the reduction in mortality caused by cycling and walking. The tool is intended to be part of comprehensive cost–benefit analyses of infrastructure projects and it complements existing tools for economic valuations. The tool will supplement the information needed for better urban planning.
Project coordinator, Turku University of Applied Sciences