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

  • WITS Primary Program

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    • Healthy child development
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    • Personal health practices and coping skills
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    • Social environments
    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity

    The WITS Primary Program brings together schools, families, children, and ommunities to prevent bullying and peer victimization. The program aims to create responsive environments that support schools, classrooms, communities and families in creating safe and happy places for children to …

  • Early Start Project

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Organization
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    • English
    • Healthy child development
    • Home
    • Income and social status
    • Injury Prevention
    • Maternal and Infant Health
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    • Personal health practices and coping skills
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    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity
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    Early Start is a Christchurch (New Zealand) based family support home visitation service targeted at families with infants who are facing stress and difficulty. Families are assigned to a trained Family Support Worker who works with the family for up …

  • Maternal-Child Health Information System

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    • Canada
    • English
    • Health Care Setting
    • 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 …