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 August 08, 2014

6 Tips to Start Your Kids Off Eating Right
Huffington Post

Registered Dietitian Abby Langer provides healthy eating tips for kids.

Local research suggests many Windsorites still lack access to healthy, affordable food
Windsor Star

Fewer than one in five people in Windsor live within walking distance of a grocery store, according to research conducted by a geospatial data analyst at the University of Windsor. Xue Luo mapped the location of major grocery stores in the city combined with criteria such as socio-economic deprivation and the number of elderly, ethnic minorities, and people without a vehicle, to find food desserts.

Porcupine Health unit hosts information workshop at Larabie’s Independent Grocer
Kapuskasing Times

With interest in healthy living on the rise, and people seeking better nutrition to help supplement that, the Porcupine Health Unit hosts bimonthly workshops at local grocery stores to help teach and inform consumers how to interpret and utilize nutrition fact labels for the food they eat. The subject of the day was learning how to read and properly utilize the nutrition facts on food in accordance with Canada’s food guide.