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

  • Eating Patterns Study

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Adults (age 35-49)
    • Advocacy
    • Health Care Setting
    • Healthy Eating

    This study evaluated the effectiveness of a low-intensity dietary intervention in primary care practice in lowering dietary fat intake and raising dietary fiber intake. A low intensity primary care practice intervention which consisted of two components: a self-help booklet and …

  • RugbySmart

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Adults (age 35-49)
    • Behaviour change
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Individual education/skill development
    • Injury Prevention
    • Recreation/ Fitness/ Sport Facilities
    • Teenagers/Youth (age 13-17)
    • Young adult (age 18-34)

    RugbySmart addresses and facilitates the roles that coaches, players and referees can play to reduce injuries in rugby games. RugbySmart is based around ACC SportSmart, a 10-point action plan that aims to optimize peak performance while simultaneously preventing injury. Since …

  • About Best Practices

    Categories associated with best practice:

    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 …