Public Health


Evidence for Equity seeks to highlight which interventions work and which don’t work (and may be harmful) and to provide this information to people making decisions about health to improve health equity.

On this page you'll find links to summaries of systematic reviews of interventions for public health treatment and prevention. Click on the icons in the table below.

These interventions are influenced by personal characteristics captured by the acronym PROGRESS-Plus including place of residence Place of Residence, socioeconomic status Socioeconomic status, and additional charateristics such as sexual orientation PlusRead more about PROGRESS-Plus.


Interventions Outcomes
Neonatal mortality Infant mortality Diarrhea Death Head Injury Reduction in diabetes medication Diabetes incidence Immunization rate
Kangaroo mother care Babies Babies            
Rotavirus vaccine     Babies          
Helmets       man and woman man and woman      
Exercise and Diet             man and woman  
Patient reminder or recall interventions               man woman baby child
Babies Babies
Adult female Adult female
Adult male Adult male
Children Children