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 December 21, 2018

Vertical gardens make healthy food more accessible
The Londoner

United Way Elgin Middlesex and the London Police Association have purchased 17 hydroponic towers that will grow fresh vegetables and herbs throughout the communities in London where they’re needed most.

Immigrant and refugee children at risk of health problems due to western diet

Newcomers to Saskatchewan are finding out that western diets may be more affordable, but they're not necessarily the healthiest.

7 principles of true healthy eating

Registered dietitian Emily Fonnesbeck suggests 7 principles of healthy eating to help cut through the confusion of popular dietary advice. 

Study finds link between vitamin D-deficient older adults and depression
Trinity College Dublin

A new study by researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing has shown that a deficiency in vitamin D was associated with a substantial increased risk of depression over a four-year follow up period.

School-based nutritional programs reduce student obesity
Science Daily

In-school nutrition policies and programs that promote healthier eating habits among middle school students limit increases in body mass index (BMI), a new study finds.