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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Availability of Healthy Food Products at Check-out Nationwide

Food Environment This evidence summary describes the type food and beverage products available at check-out in 8,617 retail food stores (including supermarkets, grocery stores, and convenience and other retail food stores like drug stores, and dollar stores) located in 468 communities across the United States between 2010 and 2012. These findings suggest there is opportunity to increase the availability of healthy food and beverages at check-out and promote healthier choices for consumers.
Barker, D., Quinn, C., Rimkus, L., Mineart, C., Zenk, S., Chaloupka, F.
Evidence Summary
Food Environment
Workplace, Cafeteria/Canteen, Community-at-large, Grocery/Retail
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