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Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Best Practices Portal
Welcome to the Canadian Best Practices Portal
This Portal provides you with resources and solutions to plan programs for promoting health and preventing diseases in your community. The site consolidates multiple sources of trusted and credible information in one place, making it a one-stop shop for busy health professionals and decision-makers.
Unintentional injuries, including motor vehicle accidents, continue to be the leading cause of death for children and youth in Canada. Non-fatal injuries in children can result in lifelong impairments and disabilities. Among seniors, falls are the leading cause of both injury deaths and hospitalizations. With this in mind, a new Injuries Public Health Topic has been launched on the Canadian Best Practices Portal which complements the best practice interventions related to injury prevention.
Featured Best Practices
The health of mothers and their infants intertwine from preconception to the postpartum period. Ideal maternal and infant health results in a full-term pregnancy and a postpartum period that supports the needs of both mother and child. Read more on successful interventions to promote maternal/infant health...
The Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network (PREVNet) has systematically reviewed violence prevention programs from around the world to identify 38 effective interventions...
School nutrition policies and strategies to support food security have an impact on eating habits and nutritional intake, but what do we know about what works in practice? Dietitians of Canada has developed public health nutrition practice guidance on these two important topics...
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