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4-H Community All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety Program

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In response to the high number of ATV fatalities reported in Alaska in 1982, the Alaska 4-H initiated an ATV safety program in collaboration with health officials, educators, and Honda Motor Company. In 1986, National 4-H council offered to expand …

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A Million Messages

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The program provides developmentally appropriate, simple, and consistent injury prevention messages to families with children between 0-3 years of age in multiple health regions of Alberta. The messages are distributed by community health nurses, home visitors, and hospital staff as …

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About Best Practices

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This section of the Portal provides a searchable list of evaluated community and population health interventions relevant to chronic disease prevention and health promotion. It was designed to help Canadian public health practitioners and decision makers identify suitable interventions that …

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Action Schools! BC

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Action Schools! BC is a multi-phase, multi-disciplinary initiative targeting physical activity and healthy eating in elementary schools (grades four to seven). Action Schools! BC provides an Action Model for targeting the school environment and involves families, teachers, principals and school …

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Active & Safe Routes to School (Ontario)

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Safe Routes to School (SRTS) describes a community-based road safety program that aims to make a child’s journey to and from school safer. It may also encompass other goals such as reducing child pedestrian injuries, promoting safety, creating a cleaner …

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Aerobic Exercise for Sedentary and Functionally Limited Adults

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The program is a specialized exercise intervention for older adults to enhance spinal flexibility and improve physical functioning. This intervention links to the Community Guide systematic review which found that individually-adapted health behavior change programs are effective in getting people …

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Airdrie Community Hypertension Awareness and Management Program (A-CHAMP)

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The Airdrie Community Hypertension Awareness and Management Program (A-CHAMP) was designed to determine the feasibility of having Volunteer Peer Health Educators (VPHE) perform community-based blood pressure screening sessions and collaborate with pharmacists and family physicians to improve hypertension management in …

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Al’s Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices

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Al’s Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices is an early-childhood prevention program designed to promote social and emotional competence in children ages 3 to 8 by enhancing teachers’ abilities to create nurturing classroom environments and to foster children’s development of resilience-related …

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Alaska Focus on Safety

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The Alaska FOCUS on Safety program was founded in 2004 and was adopted from the Alaska Risk Watch curriculum to better address the needs of the children in rural Alaskan communities. Alaska FOCUS on Safety is research-based with injury statistics …

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Alberta Project Promoting active Living and healthy Eating in Schools (APPLE Schools)

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The APPLE Schools is a comprehensive school health intervention implemented in selected schools from school jurisdictions in Alberta, in particular schools in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods. The primary goals of the project are to improve health behaviours among children and to …

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