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 16, 2019

Simple way to inoculate teens against junk food marketing
Science Daily

Researchers find diets improve when tapping adolescents' desire to rebel; teenage boys cut back junk food purchases by 31 percent.

Does eating fruits and veggies mean better mental health?
Psychology Today

A recent longitudinal study, published in the February issue of Social Science & Medicine, has linked consumption of fruits and vegetables with better mental health.

How prescribing healthy food could save billions of dollars in health-care costs
Marketwatch

Prescriptions for healthy foods could help lower the risk of expensive chronic illnesses like cardiovascular disease and diabetes in Medicare and Medicaid patients, a new study suggests.

Local company turning cannabis and food waste into drinking water
CTV News

A Metro Vancouver company will be working on a world-first effort to turn cannabis and food waste into drinking water.

Hamilton’s Food4Kids eliminates wait list
Global News

Hamilton’s Food4Kids, which relies on 200 volunteers and community support to feed 1,300 hundred children in 62 schools throughout the city, says it is meeting the needs of every child referred to the program.