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.

Public Health and You website

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.

OPHA website

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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EPODE—A Model for Reducing the Incidence of Obesity and Weight-related Comorbidities

Healthy Weight | Obesity This paper describes EPODE methodology and its objective of preventing childhood obesity.  EPODE has showed encouraging results in preventing childhood obesity in France and Belgium and has reduced the socioeconomic gap in obesity prevalence in France. The EPODE methodology has now been implemented in a number of countries worldwide, and provides a valuable model that may be applicable to other lifestyle-related diseases.
J-M. Borys, L. Valdeyron, E. Levy, J. Vinck, D. Edell, L. Walter, H. Ruault du Plessis, P. Harper, P. Richard and A. Barriguette
Children's Service/Child Care, School, Cafeteria/Canteen, Recreation Center, Community-at-large
Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)

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