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

  • Recommend an Intervention

    Categories associated with best practice:

    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 …

  • Safe Waitakere Community Injury Prevention Project

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Health communication/social marketing
    • Individual education/skill development
    • Injury Prevention
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Physical environmental support
    • Physical environment
    • Social environments

    The Safe Waitakere Community Injury Prevention Project took a multi-disciplinary approach that combined efforts to reduce environmental hazards, develop improved policies, and promote practices that improve behavioural choices with consideration for individual and cultural differences. WCIPP was geared toward preventing …

  • Physical Activity in Sedentary Working Women

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Adults (age 35-49)
    • Behaviour change
    • Female
    • Integrate Chronic Disease Prevention
    • Physical Activity
    • Workplace

    This study examines the effectiveness of a brief, tailored counselling intervention for increasing physical activity in sedentary women when delivered in the workplace. This study links to the systematic review evidence provided in the following article: David Ogilvie, Charles E …