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

  • Connect©

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    • Best Practices
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
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    • Health Care Setting
    • Healthy child development
    • Injury Prevention
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    • Personal health practices and coping skills
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    Connect© is a 10-week principle-based program for parents and alternate caregivers of aggressive, antisocial and delinquent teens that integrates research on adolescent-parent attachment, adolescent development and effective parenting practices. The program focuses on the enhancement of the building blocks of …

  • Body & Soul

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    Body and Soul was a collaborative effort among two research universities, a national voluntary agency (American Cancer Society), and the National Institutes of Health to disseminate and evaluate under real-world conditions the impact of previously developed dietary interventions for African …

  • Tsi Tionkwatention A’non:wara Rason:ne (“My Home on Turtle Island” Youth Lodge)

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    • Health Equity
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    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Canada
    • English

    Community residential facility for youth in need between the ages of 12 and 18; that operates on a seven day, 24 hour basis. Tsi Tionkwatention A’no:wara Rason:ne (Sounds like gee djo gwa den djo a no wa la la soon …