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Health promotion is the process of implementing a range of social and environmental interventions including promoting healthy, behaviours, creating supportive environments and encouraging healthy public policies, enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health.  Effective interventions may occur in settings such as workplaces, schools, clinics, and communities with partnership and capacity building across multiple sectors and diverse organizations.

 

Evidence Briefs

 

Evidence Briefs are summaries of key public health topics informed by rapid knowledge synthesis methods. New Evidence Briefs are released on a monthly basis. Sign up for PHO email announcements to ensure you don't miss any.

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Healthy Human Development Table

 

To support public health’s work in healthy human development through a collective focus on early years priorities, PHO has established a Collective Impact Table to convene stakeholders, and provide scientific research, evidence and guidance.

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Health Promotion Capacity Building

 

Our dynamic team has years of experience in the areas of program planning and evaluation, healthy public policies and by-laws, health communication, social marketing, knowledge exchange, alcohol policy, and other health promotion topics.

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Healthy Kids Community Challenge

 

The Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) has funded 45 communities across Ontario to participate in the Healthy Kids Community Challenge (HKCC).  PHO will be evaluating the process and impacts of the HKCC program, including at child, parent and community levels. 


 

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Sub-topics

Oral Health
   
Child and Youth Health
   
Health Equity
Oral Health Snapshot​

 

Effectiveness of vision screening programs for children aged one to one to six years

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Healthy Weights
   
Evaluation
   
Program Planning

Evidence Brief: Barriers to physical activity for children and youth in Ontario

 

Evaluating Health Promotion Programs: Introductory workbook and audio presentations

Planning Health Promotion Programs: Introductory workbook and audio presentations

 

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See a listing of all products related to health promotion ​​​

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