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

  • WITS Primary Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
    • Organization
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    • Canada
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
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    • Mental Health Icon 2
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    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity

    The WITS Primary Program brings together schools, families, children, and communities to prevent bullying and peer victimization. The program aims to create responsive environments that support schools, classrooms, communities and families in creating safe and happy places for children to …

  • SLÍ NA SLÁINTE/Paths to Health

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Community
    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Physical environment

    The Slí na Sláinte or ‘paths to health’ initiative was developed by the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) in association with Irish Sports Council and Local Sports Partnerships. Bright signposts mark walking routes at kilometre intervals. Along with walking routes, the …

  • Nimi Icinohabi Program

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    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
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    • Tobacco Use Icon 1

    This is an evidence-based substance abuse prevention program for Aboriginal children and youth (grades 3-9) reviewed and adapted by the Alexis Nakota Sioux to ensure that it incorporated their cultural beliefs, values, language, and visual images. The adapted program was …