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 Impact of the First 1,000 Days on Childhood Obesity

Healthy Weight | Obesity The first 1,000 days of life are a critical period for childhood obesity development, and thus prevention. This evidence brief provides the results of a systematic review on risk factors for and interventions that could prevent developing childhood obesity later in life. This evidence summary could be used in the creation of population-level obesity prevention interventions that are cost-effective and sustainable.
Taveras E., Perkins M., Woo Baidal J., et al.
Evidence Summary
Breastfeeding & Childhood Nutrition, Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Pregnancy & Prenatal Nutrition
Children's Service/Child Care, Home, Community-at-large, Primary Care
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Adults (18-64)
Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, National, International