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

  • No Falls! No Fear! Falls Prevention Project

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Injury Prevention
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Social Support Networks

    This program was a 2-year (1996-1997) health promotion project in Queensland, Australia, targeting healthy seniors living in their communities. The project goal was clearly stated: To reduce the number of falls, and resulting injuries, experienced by older community members, by …

  • Family Connections (FC)

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Healthy child development
    • Home

    Family Connections (FC) is a multi-faceted, community-based service program that works with families in their homes and in the context of their neighbourhoods to help them meet the basic needs of their children and reduce the risk of child neglect. …

  • The Purple Tongue project

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
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    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Diabetes icon 3
    • Healthy Eating
    • Integrate Chronic Disease Prevention
    • Obesity Prevention
    • Physical Activity

    To improve wild berry consumption, distribution and availability throughout the year To propose local healthy alternatives to soft drinks and snacks To stimulate youth empowerment and employment School based program with the objectives of improving wild berry consumption, distribution and …