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

  • What’s Love Got To Do With It?

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Behaviour change
    • Canada
    • Individual education/skill development
    • Injury Prevention
    • Preventing Violence
    • Secondary School
    • Social environmental support
    • Social Support Networks
    • Teenagers/Youth (age 13-17)

    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 …

  • Empowering Physicians to Improve Breast Cancer Screening (EPICS)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Cancer
    • Female
    • Health Care Setting
    • Health Literacy
    • Older adults (age 50-69)

    The main objective of Empowering Physicians to Improve Breast Cancer Screening (EPICS) is to increase the number and effectiveness of primary care physicians’ efforts to encourage women to undergo regular mammography. The program employs a physician-based educational curriculum on mammography …

  • Recommend an Intervention

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    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 …