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

  • I Can Problem Solve (ICPS)

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    I Can Problem Solve (ICPS) for Schools is a universal school-based program that focuses on enhancing the interpersonal cognitive processes and problem-solving skills of children ages 4-9. ICPS is based on the idea that there is a set of skills …

  • British Columbia Oral Cancer Prevention Program (BC OCPP)

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    The British Columbia Oral Cancer Prevention Program (BC OCPP) is a multifaceted initiative that aims to reduce the incidence, morbidity and mortality of oral cancer through the development, validation, and adoption of new techniques for early detection, risk assessment, and …

  • Maternal-Child Health Information System

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    • Maternal and Infant Health

    A combined University of British Columbia/Nunavut Public Health Strategy to produce a comprehensive and culturally relevant maternal-child health surveillance system. The system was developed with extensive input from professional and lay stakeholders. Nunavut specific indicators have been included on the …