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.

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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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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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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:

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

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.

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:

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Leadership priorities (WHO, 2015)

Leadership priorities give focus and direction to work at WHO. They are areas where it is vital for WHO to lead – the key issues which stand out from the body of work.

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Servant Leadership: Quotes and Definition of the Model. Article written by Eric Gill for Concordia online which talks about:

  • How from initial project-planning stages to final implementation, servant leaders think about how they can best serve others.
  • Whether it’s a small private business or a large public entity, servant leadership is about transforming an organization into a successful enterprise by inspiring people to excel.

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Stifling public health leadership is bad for Toronto’s health

By Michael Shapcott, Director, Affordable Housing and Social Innovation at the Wellesley Institute, an independent, non-profit research and policy dedicated to advancing urban health.

  •  Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health has recently been the target of political and personal attacks for his evidence-based research and policy advice on the public health dimensions of traffic safety.
  • The author spreads a strong voice through this blog on “should the city’s top public health official be speaking out on population health issues that affect the entire city?”

Tags: Toronto’s Public Health Leadership

 

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