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Table 2 Explicit components of healthy living core program (BC) and chronic disease prevention standards (ON) CDP programming

From: Chronic disease prevention policy in British Columbia and Ontario in light of public health renewal: a comparative policy analysis

  BC [[6]], p. iii-iv ON [[33]], p. 9
Explicit Components of Healthy Eating and Active Living Strategies Advocacy and Public Policy Champion Public Policy
- Influence policy at the community, regional, provincial and/or federal levels -Build partnerships for [policy] change
Text is quoted from documents except for text in square brackets, which has been added by the authors for clarification. Certain text has also be italicized by the authors to emphasize areas of contrast between the two provinces. Public Education, Awareness and Social Marketing -Foster learning and innovation [with respect to collaborative action]
-Invest in [program and policy] results
Promote Public Awareness and Engagement
- Provide educational materials, events and social marketing campaigns targeted to health professionals and priority populations. -Support public education and marketing campaigns
-Align public awareness efforts
-Inform parents, caregivers and professionals
Community Capacity Building Build Healthy Communities
- Enhance the community’s skills and ability to support healthy eating and physical activity -Partner with Aboriginal communities
-Promote healthy urban design
-Help Ontarians access dietitians
Programs and Services (Interventions) Grow Healthy Children and Youth
- Interventions may be provided directly by the health authorities or, indirectly through collaboration with partners and community organizations. Intersectoral collaboration is integral to the CF Framework. -Increase opportunities for physical activity and sport
-Support healthy schools
-Improve access to healthy food