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

  • Sure Start Local Programmes (Children’s Centres)

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
    • Health Services
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Healthy child development
    • Home
    • Maternal and Infant Health
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Social Support Networks

    Sure Start Children’s Centres aimed to improve the health and well-being of families and children by improving services for families with children under four years of age and by developing new services where necessary to fill the gaps in provision, …

  • About Best Practices

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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 …

  • Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.) Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • Canada
    • Injury Prevention
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Secondary School Icon 1

    The P.A.R.T.Y. program is a 1-day injury awareness and prevention program for youth aged 15 years and older. The goal is to teach adolescents to recognize their injury risks and make informed decisions to reduce them. It focuses on making …