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 09, 2019

Grocery bus pilot project aimed at fighting food insecurity wraps up at Lakehead
CBC

The grocery bus is a pilot program launched at Lakehead in the fall of 2018, which gives students free rides to and from stores, in an effort to fight food insecurity on campus.

Nutrients from food, not supplements, linked to lower risks of death, cancer
EurekAlert

Adequate intake of certain nutrients is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality when the nutrient source is foods, but not supplements, according to a new study.

Sometimes food is the best medicine
Forbes

A survey of doctors found that most wished they could write prescriptions for nutritious foods.

10 orgs highlighting the true cost of food
Foodtank

To truly improve the food system and account for both its cost and benefits, it is necessary to look at a range of social, human, and environmental factors. This approach is called True Cost Accounting (TCA).