Lines of Action

Strategic Lines of Action

Establish the needs and priorities for HiAP

To establish the needs and priorities to achieve HiAP by beginning strategic planning and prioritization; to evaluate the implications of health policies , equity and health systems; to make assessments of the impact on health; to set immediate goals as well as medium and long term goals; to evaluate the regulatory and political context; to define the capacity of regulation, supervision and execution of HiAP.

Establish the framework for an effective action plan

To analyze the context in which HiAP will be applied and determine what implementation strategies are feasible; to study the data, analysis and evidence needed to plan , monitor and evaluate the HiAP; point out the structures and processes required to support the implementation of HiAP; to examine the implications regarding human resources, financing and accountability.

Define structures and complementary processes

To indicate the principal agent; consider the opportunities for having structural support top tobottom and bottom-up as well as horizontally; refer to the agendas and existing norms; and to be based on versatile mechanisms for accountability.

To facilitate the evaluation of participation

To assess the effects of health policies; to note the effects of health policies; identify key groups or communities; indicate key players and encourage their participation; explore the possibilities for improving and restructuring the existing mechanisms of the legislative process.

Ensure monitoring, evaluation and reporting

Start early planning monitoring and evaluation; noting the potential opportunities for collaboration; indicate specific areas of interest; to execute agreed activities to conduct monitoring and evaluation; and disseminating lessons learned.

Build Capacity

Train and support health professionals; strengthen institutional capacity; build capacity for research; strengthen the promotion of a cause and collaboration in research; build capacity in the health ministry and other ministries; increase the capacity of the community to participate in the HiAP programs.


For decades, years, and months, many communities and governments of the Americas have been striving for ways to improve human development and the quality of life for its people. The programs and experiences that meet the criteria for Health in All Policies (HiAP) have been included in our site. These experiences embody the values, purposes and values of HiAP. Do you have an experience that meets the criteria of HiAP? If so, please download the form and submit your experience. A team at PAHO will review it and if it is approved it will be published on this website. To be considered please fill the form and email it to:

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