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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Struggling to eat: Food insecurity and use of mental health services

Food Security & Access to Food This evidence summary outlines research which sought to investigate a connection between an Ontario adult’s level of food insecurity and use of publically-funded healthcare services for Ontario. Data from the Canadian Community Health Survey (2005 to 2012) and publicly funded mental health service providers were used for analyses.
Tarasuk V, Cheng J, Gundersen C, de Oliveria C, Kurdyak P
Evidence Summary
Food Security & Access to Food, Mental Health
Community-at-large, Food Bank, Primary Care
Adults (18-64)
First Nations, Inuit & Metis, Low Income
Provincial (Ontario), National