Evidence-Based Public Health Resources

Evidence-Based Public Health Resources

The Cochrane Public Health Group (CPHG) The Cochrane Public Health Group (CPHG), formerly the Health Promotion and Public Health (HPPH) Field, aims to work with contributors to produce and publish Cochrane reviews of the effects of population-level public health interventions.

Compendium of HIV Prevention Services with Evidence of Effectiveness The National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at CDC developed this Compendium to organize science-based interventions that prevent HIV transmission.

EEPI-Centre The Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre) is part of the Social Science Research Unit (SSRU), Institute of Education, University of London. The EPPI-Centre was established in 1993 to address the need for a systematic approach to the organisation and review of evidence-based work on social interventions. The work and publications of the Centre engage health and education policy makers, practitioners and service users in discussions about how researchers can make their work more relevant and how to use research findings.This searchable database contains approximately 10,000 records of existing health promotion effectiveness research

Effective Public Health Practice Project The Effective Public Health Practice Project is based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The Public Health Branch of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and the City of Hamilton fund the Public Health Research, Education and Development (PHRED) Program. One role of the PHRED Program is to conduct and disseminate clinically relevant public health, health promotion and primary care research, and to foster evidence-based practice and policy-making. The Effective Public Health Practice Project has interventions summarized for 35 topics to date organized under 4 areas: Health hazard investigations; Chronic disease and injuries; Family health; and Infectious disease.

Guide to Community Preventive Services, also known as the Community Guide, was developed by a, non-Federal Task Force on Community Preventive Services (Task Force), appointed by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This group was convened in 1996 by the Department of Health and Human Services to provide leadership in the evaluation of community, population, and health care system strategies to address a variety of public health and health promotion topics.

Prevention Communication Research Database The Prevention Communication Research Database (PCRD), a project of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is a searchable collection of audience research conducted or sponsored by HHS agencies.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)'s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices: NREPP is a searchable database of interventions for the prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders. SAMHSA has developed this resource to help people, agencies, and organizations implement programs and practices in their communities.