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Supporting leadership capacity building within Ontario.

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Enhancing leadership competencies, facilitating thoughtful discussion and examination of leadership issues for public health professionals.

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Promoting safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices.

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Community Food Advisors work in their community to improve and promote safe and healthy food selection, preparation, and storage practices.

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Your questions about public health answered...all in one place.

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Learn about why public health plays a vital role in ensuring the health of communities across Ontario!

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Committed to improving the health of Ontarians.

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Since 1949, OPHA has served as a catalyst for development in the Public Health sector.

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Credible public health nutrition at your fingertips.

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Strengthening the capacity of health professionals across all care settings and in all communities across Ontario.

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The OPHA is a not‐for‐profit member‐based association that provides leadership in advancing public health in Ontario. Our Association represents six public and community health disciplines and our membership represents many public health and community health professionals from Ontario. To learn more about us, our structure, strategic direction, or membership, please visit the following links:

The OPHA provides leadership on issues affecting the public's health and works to strengthen the impact of people who are active in public and community health throughout Ontario. For more information, please visit the following pages:

The OPHA creates and maintains advocacy initiatives with a province-wide perspective. For more information, please visit the following pages:

The OPHA leads the development of expertise in public and community health through collaboration, consultation and partnerships. Learn more about our Constituent Societies here.

This is a hub of useful OPHA and partner resources in the field of public health. Resource topics include advocacy, health equity, chronic disease prevention, environmental health, health promotion, and more.

This section includes the latest news about the OPHA and its programs, upcoming OPHA events, and other news of interest to the public health sector. For more information, please visit the following pages:

The OPHA Member’s Lounge is a dedicated space reserved for our OPHA members to store and access important information and exclusive resources. The Lounge includes the following:

This page lists all of this reports, toolkits, or recordings from our most popular live webinars from noted public health figures that are available for purchase in our online store.

New Resource Hub on LEADERSHIP

New Resource Hub on LEADERSHIP

New Resource Hub on LEADERSHIP
March 17, 2016
It's finally here! We are pleased to introduce our new online Leadership in Public Health Tools (LIPHT), bringing you our best gathered international public health leadership resources all in one place.

Only OPHA members will be able to access the full resources in this database as continue to bring our members the unique benefits of being part of  OPHA. If you wish to view a sample of LIPHT click here!  Join OPHA to experience the full benefits of being a member!

Members, to view LIPHT, please check your email (RE: Introducing Leadership in Public Health Tools) for the login info then click here to go to our Members' Lounge.

We hope LIPHT helps to strengthen leadership in public health at various levels and settings. We would value hearing about your leadership experiences, successes and challenges and those of your fellow OPHA members through our online forum. Click here to start a discussion now (username is your email).

We look forward to your feedback and the ensuing discussions! 

A special thanks to Savnit Kaur, the MPH student from Western University who compiled and described these resources as part of her practicuum with us, and Robin Kang who created this hub and put them online so you could access them. 



Upcoming events

Vector Control National Conference and Trade Show
TOPHC 2017
OHSC Conference: Towards Well-being for All