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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"News in Brief" for April 19, 2018

Food4Kids sends students in need home with healthy food for the weekend
Guelph Today

A small group of thoughtful, committed citizens recently launched a pilot project at three Guelph elementary schools to provide weekend take-home food packages for some of the city’s most vulnerable school children who face severe food insecurity at home.

Study suggests parental diet before conception affects child's health
CTV News

Researchers say that a child's health can be compromised not only by a mother who smokes or drinks during pregnancy, but by the obesity and poor diet of both parents well before the act of procreation.

Healthy eaters may waste the most food
Live Science

A new study finds that a health-conscious diet may have a planet-harming downside: These eaters may be wasting more food than those who stick to less-healthy options.

A surprising way to eat vegetables: for dessert
New York Times

Chefs are pushing the culinary boundaries of traditional desserts, reducing added sugars and experimenting with the natural sweetness of corn, carrots, fennel, squash, sweet potatoes and other vegetables.

New guidance to help consumers make better meat choices
The Guardian

United Kingdom campaign draws up eight principles to guide people who want to be healthier and reduce their environmental impact.