Best Practices

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 Best Practices

  • Take 5: 5-10 a day…your way. Vegetable and Fruit Behaviour Change Intervention

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Societal
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • BP icon
    • Canada
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Food Security
    • Gender (other than biological differences)
    • Healthy Eating

    Community-based behavioural intervention developed by Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) to inform, educate, and stimulate behaviour change related to vegetable and fruit acquisition, reparation, storage in Ontario women aged 25-45 and their families, in order to support them to consume 5 …

  • Upstate New York Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) Education Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • BP icon
    • Health Care Setting
    • Home
    • Maternal and Infant Health
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    The Upstate New York SBS Education Program is a hospital based parent education program designed to educate every parent of every child in Upstate New York about the dangers of Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS). This comprehensive, hospital-based, universal prevention program …

  • Alice Springs Indigenous Family Wellbeing Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Community
    • Societal
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • BP icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Education and literacy
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    Life expectancy for indigenous Australians is approximately 20 years less than that of other Australians, and endemic family violence is a causal factor. The Alice Springs Indigenous Family Wellbeing Program (FWP) aims to increase personal empowerment in order to improve …