Generic Strategies, Education [health,parenting etc], Communication, Organizational Development, Community Development, Policy Development, Advocacy, Intersectoral Collaboration, Self Help, Capacity Building, Internet & Online Communities, Social Marketing, Sustainability, Prevention

EatRight Ontario: Free healthy eating advice from Registered Dietitians is just a phone call or click away for the people of Ontario


IWhat is EatRight Ontario?
II Why has this service been introduced?
III Resources
IV Common questions from callers
V EatRight Ontario website
VI Who uses the EatRight Ontario service?
VII Capacity building and integration with other services
VIII Help spread the word

--submitted by Christina Cicco, RD, Web Content Manager, EatRight Ontario

I What is EatRight Ontario?

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Make online health information useful for limited-literacy web visitors--Become a “plain English matchmaker”


I Introduction
II Different web visitors
III Techniques to help make the best match
IV Make sure your design is friend, not foe
V Iterative development: Ask early and ask often  
VI Tear down the wall of words
VII Resources

--submitted by Carolyn Wilby

I Introduction

How Digital Behaviour Change Interventions Work


I Introduction
II Discovering the psychology of persuasive digital interventions
III Paradigm shift on behaviour change technology
IV The persuasive communication model
V Resources
VI References

-- Submitted by Brian Cugelman, PhD

I Introduction

Why digital behaviour change interventions will transform public health


I Introduction
II It is more cost effective to promote healthy lifestyles than treat diseases
III Digital Interventions
IV Hybrid campaigns that encourage and support change
V Resources
VI References

--submitted by Brian Cugelman, PhD

Online Resources Related to Feature 738

The Health Communication Unit (THCU) website includes a variety of resources for health promotion practitioners including the Website and Publication Impact Analysis report at

Webometrics: Qualitative Web Research for the Social Sciences informed the methodology of the Website and Publication Impact Analysis. More information is available at

THCU Uses Internet Research to Understand Their Publications' Impact and Their Online Stakeholders


I Introduction
II Overview of web properties study
III Methodology
IV Summary of findings

--Submitted by Brian Cugelman. PhD, Online strategy and research consultant, AlterSpark Consulting

I Introduction

Looking forward and looking back part II – reflecting on the past and coming years in health promotion

I Introduction

II Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Section at Public Health Ontario

III Health Nexus 2011:  A year in review

IV 25 years later…

V Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

VI Update on the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Best Practices Portal

Sharing Practice-Based Knowledge - A Documentation of Regionally Organized Communities of Practice

Submitted by: Erika Steibelt (Team Lead for Knowledge Development & Exchange, PTCC), Laura McCammon-Tripp (Research Associate, PTCC) and Christine Stich (Junior Scientist, PTCC)             

I Introduction

II Documentation of Practice – sharing practitioners’ experiential knowledge 

Organization and Program Resources Related to Feature 728

The Program Training and Consultation Centre is a resource centre of the Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy. More information available at

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