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

  • North Karelia Project (NKP)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Organization
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    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • English
    • Integrate Chronic Disease Prevention
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Physical environment

    The North Karelia Project (NKP) aimed to reduce high cardiovascular disease rates in adults by reducing serum cholesterol levels and saturated fat intake, and increasing vegetable, dietary fibre and polyunsaturated fat intake. The components of the intervention were general information …

  • Psychoeducational skill training DVD program to reduce stress in Chinese American dementia caregivers

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • Individual
    • PP-icon1
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Home
    • Mental Health Icon 2

    A 12-week tailored CBT skill training program DVD delivered to Chinese American caregivers of persons with dementia was administered and compared to a general education DVD program on dementia.

  • 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 …