Best Practices

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 Best Practices

  • Heads Up: Concussion in High School Sports

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Behaviour change
    • Education and literacy
    • Individual education/skill development
    • Injury Prevention
    • Media
    • Secondary School
    • Teenagers/Youth (age 13-17)

    Concussion is a type of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) that can result from a blow or jolt to the head and can disrupt the way the brain normally works. Concussions are common in various sports. In an effort to reduce …

  • Recommend an Intervention

    Categories associated with best practice:

    We know there are many excellent best practice interventions that could be included in the Best Practices database. To help you determine if your intervention should be submitted for a full review, please consult the things to consider document and …

  • Healthy Food Environments Pricing Incentives

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Alternative Conception Innovation
    • Behaviour change
    • Health communication/social marketing
    • Healthy Eating
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Physical environmental support
    • Policy
    • Workplace

    Healthy Food Environments Pricing Incentives is a policy-based intervention which employs the use of pricing incentives for healthy foods and disincentives for unhealthy foods. It is designed to govern cafeterias, vending machines and hospital catered events. Developed by the NC …