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

  • Infant Health and Development Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • daycare
    • Health Care Setting
    • Home
    • Maternal and Infant Health
    • Mental Health Icon 2

    The Infant Health and Development Program (IHDP) was designed to reduce the developmental and health problems of low birth weight (2500 grams or less), premature infants (born after 37 or fewer weeks of gestation). Between birth of a premature child …

  • Experience Corps®

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • Individual
    • Organization
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    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Education and literacy
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • English
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Physical Activity
    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity

    ExperienceCorps® (EC) is a high-commitment national (US) volunteer program that brings older adults into high-need public elementary schools to improve academic achievement of students. It is viewed as a health promotion program for the older volunteers. Local communities implement EC …

  • Liard Aboriginal Women’s Society: Together for Justice

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • wtt_ico
    • Community
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Canada
    • English
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    Cultivating community-wide safety to improve response services to women and girls Indigenous Women, RCMP and Service Providers Work Together for Justice: A Response-based Safety Collaboration in the Yukon. The Together for Justice initiative was borne with the intent of putting …