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

  • SunSmart

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Societal
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    • Recreation/ Fitness/ Sport Facilities
    • Sun Safety

    The SunSmart program was a sun safety program delivered at summer outdoor recreation centres that were delivering the Summer Fun program in Hawaii. The aim of the program was to encourage and support sun protective behaviours among the 6- to …

  • I Can Problem Solve (ICPS)

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • daycare
    • Healthy child development
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    I Can Problem Solve (ICPS) Kindergarten and Primary school is a universal school-based program that focuses on enhancing the interpersonal cognitive processes and problem-solving skills of children ages 4-9. ICPS is based on the idea that there is a set …

  • Listening to One Another

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Community/ Neighbourhood
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    Promoting family well-being and Indigenous values; Canada Since 2011, a Participatory Action Research project has been implementing a community-based program that aims to improve family well-being in Indigenous communities across Canada. So far, five First Nation partners have creatively adapted …