Interventions

The Best Practices Section of the Portal is a searchable list of chronic disease prevention and health promotion interventions which provides program planners and public health practitioners with easy and immediate access to successful public health programs, interventions and policies that have been evaluated and have the potential to be adapted and used.

Featured Interventions

  • Five-a-Day for Better Health

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Healthy Eating
    • Workplace

    The National Cancer Institute’s 5-a-Day for Better Health Program is aimed at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in America to at least five servings of fruits and/or vegetables on a daily basis. The 5-a-Day for Better Health Program was created …

  • Resilient Peer Treatment (RPT)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • daycare
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Social Support Networks

    The objectives of this study were to determine if there were differences in interactive peer play between maltreated and non-maltreated socially withdrawn children prior to treatment and to assess the effectiveness of the Resilient Peer Treatment (RPT) that was offered …

  • Aboriginal Ways Tried and True

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • wtt_ico

    The Anishnawbe language expresses something that is happening in the active tense –each word is a whole story. The term “Tried and True” speaks of what we value and speaks to others of knowledge they can trust and respect. Jaqui …