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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A Call to Action for Healthy Eating: Using a Food Literacy Framework for Public Health Program Planning, Policy, and Evaluation

Food Literacy Created by the Locally Driven Collaborative Project (LDCP) team, the Call to Action describes LCDP research to date, the five categories and key attributes of food literacy, and the link between food literacy and the modernized Ontario Public Health Standards. Five recommendations are provided, with the goal to use the food literacy framework as an evidence-informed approach for public health programs, services, and policies that address healthy eating. Examples of food literacy in action within the public health context are also provided.

This framework, along with other Food Literacy resources can found found the the Ontario Dietiitians in Public Health (ODPH) website.
Locally Driven Collaborative Project Healthy Eating Team
Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Environment, Food Literacy, Food Preparation & Handling, Food Safety, Food Security & Access to Food, Food Systems & Local Food, Health Equity, Healthy Eating
Children's Service/Child Care, School, Long-term Care, Workplace, Cafeteria/Canteen, Recreation Center, Home, Community-at-large, Community Garden, Community Kitchen, Grocery/Retail, Farmers Market, Mobile Vending, Restaurant/Food Service Premise, Food Bank, Primary Care
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial (Ontario), Provincial (outside Ontario), Provincial, National