Health impacts of large natural resource extraction projects in Tanzania
Tanzania is rich in natural resources and saw a rapid growth of the extractive industries sector in recent years. Mining projects can support economic development. At the same time, they have positive and negative impacts on public health. New evidence from the Health Impact Assessment for Sustainable Development (HIA4SD) project illuminates the interplay between environmental, social and economic changes that affect health in mining communities.
Isaac Lyatuu, Ifakara Health Institute, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dominik Dietler, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, email@example.com
Mirko Winkler, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, firstname.lastname@example.org
Health impact assessment for engaging natural resource extraction projects in sustainable development in producer regions (HIA4SD): https://hia4sd.net/
PDF: r4d Policy Brief 2022, No. 2