Leadership Centre

Supporting leadership capacity building within Ontario.

Leadership Centre website

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.

Nutrition Resource Centre website

Strengthening the capacity of health professionals across all care settings and in all communities across Ontario.

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Implementation Guide for the Canadian Adaptation of The Newest Vital Sign™

Food Literacy Adapted by Heath Canada, The Newest Vital Sign (NVS) is a screening tool used to quickly and easily measure health literacy using a sample Nutrition Facts Table. This guide describes how to use the Canadian adaptation of the NVS and provides best practices for implementation. It is available in English and French.

Please note that this copyright for this tool is held by Pfizer Inc. If you plan to publish, adapt or translate the tool, you must seek permission from Pfizer.
Pfizer Inc.
Food, Nutrition & Menu Labelling, Food Literacy
Primary Care
Adults (18-64)
Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, National