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 …

  • Missouri Oral Health Preventive Services Program (PSP)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Community
    • Health Services
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • English
    • Health Care Setting
    • Oral Health
    • Oral Health
    • Oral Health
    • Oral Health
    • Oral Health
    • Oral Health
    • Oral Health
    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity

    The Preventive Services Program (PSP) is a community-based oral health program model which engages volunteers to provide preventive services and education for underserved children in Missouri. The overall aim of the intervention is to improve the oral health of all …

  • A New Day

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • wtt_ico
    • Individual
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Canada
    • English
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    Community-based counselling for men who have abused. ““A New Day” is a community-based counselling program in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories for men who have used abuse in their relationships. Propel: Community program offering individual and group counselling with the goal of …