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 in Public Health Tools

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Voices in Leadership/ Harvard Chan School of Public Health:
  • It is a rich collection of 68 videos, each with an average length of around 50 minutes.
  • The Voices in Leadership webcast series aims to enhance leadership education and provide a format to connect high-profile leaders such as ministers of health, NGO directors, and senior government officials with the Harvard T.H, Chan School of Public Health community.
  • It also enhances the decision-making knowledge of students and generates ideas that can provide solutions and strategies to global and domestic health problems.
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Best Practices in Public Health Leadership for a Healthier Nation
  • U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health Howard K. Koh is the UC Davis School of Medicine Dean. Dr. Koh spoke Oct. 30, 2012, to an overflow crowd on the Sacramento campus of UC Davis, encouraging attendees to contribute individually and as member of an academic health center to improving the nation's health.
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Health Leadership around the World: Challenges and Opportunities
At Harvard School of Public Health, June 2012
  • A group of Ministers and Secretaries of Health from around the world gathered at Harvard University to participate in the inaugural Ministerial Health Leadership program. On June 7, health leaders from Ethiopia, India and Turkey participated in an event at The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health and shared the challenges and opportunities they have faced. This event was part of the Ministerial Leadership in Health Program.
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