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

  • Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) Yuma County

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • daycare
    • Healthy child development
    • Healthy Eating
    • Physical Activity
    • Physical environment
    • Social environments

    NAP SACC – Yuma County was an adaptation of the original NAP SACC program developed by the University of North Carolina Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. The NAP SACC program addressed the policies, practices and environmental characteristics of …

  • SunSmart

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
    • Societal
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Cancer Icon 1
    • Recreation/ Fitness/ Sport Facilities
    • Sun Safety

    The SunSmart program was a sun safety program delivered at summer outdoor recreation centres that were delivering the Summer Fun program in Hawaii. The aim of the program was to encourage and support sun protective behaviours among the 6- to …

  • About Best Practices

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    This section of the Portal provides a searchable list of evaluated community and population health interventions relevant to chronic disease prevention and health promotion. It was designed to help Canadian public health practitioners and decision makers identify suitable interventions that …