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

  • RugbySmart

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Injury Prevention
    • Recreation/ Fitness/ Sport Facilities

    RugbySmart addresses and facilitates the roles that coaches, players and referees can play to reduce injuries in rugby games. RugbySmart is based around ACC SportSmart, a 10-point action plan that aims to optimize peak performance while simultaneously preventing injury. Since …

  • Family Thriving Program (FTP)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Home
    • Maternal and Infant Health
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    The Family Thriving Program (FTP) can be added to existing home visitation programs (rather than as a free-standing program employed to replace other programs). Home visitation programs involve mother (or perspective mother) education, assistance in establishing connections with relevant community …

  • Kainai – Ever Active Schools

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • wtt_ico
    • Healthy child development
    • Healthy Eating
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Physical Activity
    • Secondary School Icon 1
    • Social Support Networks

    The Kinai Board of Education and Ever Active Schoolsare working together to understand how to improve health and wellness among youth in the community. The project has led to daily physical activity opportunities within the high school, community-wide active living …