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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The Devastating Consequences of Unequal Food Access – The Role of Race and Income in Diabetes

Health Equity This US-based policy brief describes factors contributing to higher prevalence rates of diabetes among US racial and ethnic groups, including lower incomes and lack of access to healthy food. It provides an analysis of the impact of physical proximity to healthy food on diabetes rates and policy recommendations to reduce chronic disease, health disparities, inequality as well as health care costs.
Union of Concerned Scientists
Evidence Summary
Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Environment, Health Equity
Community-at-large, Grocery/Retail, Restaurant/Food Service Premise
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Low Income
Local/Municipal/Regional, International