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

  • Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Organization
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    • Healthy child development
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Social environments

    Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is an evidence-based, multi-level parenting and family support strategy. It aims to prevent severe behavioural, emotional and developmental problems in children by enhancing the knowledge, skills and confidence of parents. The program is formed …

  • No Falls! No Fear! Falls Prevention Project

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
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    • Injury Prevention
    • Personal health practices and coping skills

    This program was a 2-year (1996-1997) health promotion project in Queensland, Australia, targeting healthy seniors living in their communities. Due to concern amongst the Queensland Health Promotion Council and the Healthy Ageing Research Unit about the lack of programs for …

  • Healthy Food Environments Pricing Incentives

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Societal
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    • Healthy Eating
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • 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 …