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

  • What’s Love Got To Do With It?

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Canada
    • Injury Prevention
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Secondary School Icon 1
    • Social Support Networks

    What’s Love Got To Do With It?’ is a relationship violence prevention program presented to Grade 9 to 12 students in two 1-hour or four 30-minute sessions. This program explores healthy and unhealthy peer romantic relationships with youth 12 years …

  • Sure Start Local Programmes (Children’s Centres)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Health Services
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Healthy child development
    • Home
    • Maternal and Infant Health
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Social Support Networks

    Sure Start Children’s Centres aimed to improve the health and well-being of families and children by improving services for families with children under four years of age and by developing new services where necessary to fill the gaps in provision, …

  • Action Schools! BC

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Canada
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Diabetes icon 3
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Healthy Eating
    • Obesity Prevention
    • Physical Activity

    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 …