Evidence and evidence-informed practice
  • Database of promoting health effectiveness reviews (DoPHER)
    Specialized registry of systematic and non-systematic reviews of public health and health promotion interventions. (Institute of Education, University College London)
  • Obesity data portal
    The World Obesity Federation aims to lead and drive global efforts to reduce, prevent and treat obesity. The resources part of their website presents statistics that help in monitoring obesity trends and policies to combat them. (World Obesity Federation)
  • WHO Global Database on Body Mass Index
    National and subnational prevalence rates of adult underweight, overweight and obesity by country, year of survey and gender, presented interactively as maps, tables, graphs and downloadable documents. (WHO)
  • WHO Global Health Observatory
    Data and analyses on global health priorities. Each theme page provides information on the global situation and trends, with core indicators, views, publications and links to relevant web pages. (WHO)
  • WHO headquarters, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development
    Standardized compilation of data on child growth and malnutrition from nutritional surveys conducted around the world since 1960. (WHO, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development)
  • Canadian Best Practices Portal
    This portal provides an overview and a searchable list of evaluated public health interventions relevant to chronic disease prevention and health promotion.
  • Trials Register of Promoting Health Interventions (TRoPHI)
    Web-based database of randomized and non-randomized controlled trials of public health and health promotion interventions. (Institute of Education, University College London)
  • Health Evidence Canada
    This database creates a systematic review-level evidence overview of the effectiveness of public health interventions, programmes, services and policies on public health.
  • Economic measures to reduce fat intake
    Effectiveness of economic instruments to reduce consumption of foods high in saturated fats and other energy-dense foods with regard to preventing and treating obesity. (WHO/Europe)
  • Population-based approaches to childhood obesity prevention
    Overview of interventions to prevent childhood obesity at national, subnational and local levels, with guiding principles for a population-based childhood obesity prevention strategy and approaches for population-based obesity prevention. (WHO)
  • Surgery for child obesity
    Long- and short-term advantages and cost-effectiveness of surgical interventions to treat obesity in children and adolescents. (WHO/Europe)
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