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

  • Family Thriving Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Best Practices
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    • Education and literacy
    • Healthy child development
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    • Maternal and Infant Health
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    • Personal health practices and coping skills
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    The Family Thriving Program (FTP), a child abuse prevention intervention, was designed as an add-on to the Healthy Start home visitation program (rather than as a free-standing program). Home visitation programs involve the provision of education to mothers (or perspective …

  • PEI School Nutrition Policy

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    • Societal
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    • Healthy child development
    • Healthy Eating
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    In June 2003, the three school boards began to develop new school nutrition policies with the assistance of the PEI Healthy Eating Alliance. Policy was developed using a broad-based consultative process which involved teams from 16 lead schools in the …

  • Gwich’in Outdoor Classroom Project

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    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Canada
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    Gwich’in Outdoor Classroom project is a culture-based crime prevention program in the communities of Fort McPherson and Aklavik, Northwest Territories. The project is designed for Aboriginal children aged 6 to 12, living in remote northern communities. It was designed to …