Leadership Centre

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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Community Food Advisor

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

Community Food Advisor website

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

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Public Health and You

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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Ontario Public Health Association

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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Nutrition Resource Centre

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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Evidence-base for Food Skills Program Development (uploaded)

This webinar provides an update on the next phase of Health Canada’s Healthy Eating Awareness and Education Initiative, and two examples of research initiatives that have been used to develop local food skills programs in priority populations. The presentations provide knowledge and tools to enhance existing food skills programs, a better understanding of the process involved in developing evidence-informed food skills programs and the factors influencing cooking practices in families and youth.

The following are the three presentations included in the webinar:

  • Healthy Eating Awareness and Education Initiative: Update on Future Directions in Food Skills, from the Office of Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Health Canada
  • Cook It Up! – Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation, presented by Dr. Heather Thomas RD PhD, Public Health Dietitian, Middlesex-London Health Unit;
  • What’s Driving the Loss of Food Skills in Ontario? Presented by Hoda Soltani MPH RD, Registered Dietitian, Dairy Farmers of Canada

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