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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Model Wellness Policy Language for Water Access in Schools

Food Environment By providing drinking water as an alternative to soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages, schools can promote children’s health overall and play an important role in the fight against childhood obesity. This US-based “policy package” features a set of model goals and actions for schools to incorporate into their wellness policies to help promote access to free, safe drinking water. This package also highlights examples of how schools across the US have partnered with other agencies and private companies to fund drinking water programs.
Author:
ChangeLab Solutions
Category:
Example/Component
Topics:
Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Environment, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks
Setting:
School, Cafeteria/Canteen, Community-at-large
Age:
Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)
Language:
English
Jurisdiction:
Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, National, International