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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Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Healthy Weights Guidance Document

Chronic Disease Prevention The Ontario Public Health Standards (OPHS) specify mandatory requirements for boards of health to implement various public health programs and services. OPHS are based on four principles: need, impact, capacity and partnership/collaboration. This particular guidance document, provides suggestions about OPHS requirements related to Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Healthy Weights. Intent is to guide public health professionals in planning a comprehensive health promotion approach in accordance with the Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA) and Ontario Public Health Standards (OPHS).
Author:
Ontario Ministry of Health Promotion
Category:
Strategy/Framework
Topics:
Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Physical Activity
Setting:
Community-at-large
Age:
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Language:
English
Jurisdiction:
Provincial (Ontario)