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 February 16, 2017

Take the Fight out of Food this March during Nutrition Month
DurhamRegion.com

The Take the Fight out of Food campaign guides Canadians through a three-step approach to improve their relationship with food, no matter what the struggle.

Highway closures in B.C. raise concerns about local food security during disaster
CBC News

Experts say communities have between 3-5 days of supplies before more needs to be shipped in.

Celebrity advice could have a negative impact on your health
Alberta Farmer Express

We have more good science and information than ever — and more people believing in ‘ridiculous bunk’.

Millions to fight food industry sway, from a snack bar CEO
Montreal Gazette

A $25 million pledge to fight the food industry's influence on public health is coming from a surprising source — the CEO of a snack bar maker.

Eating more fruits, vegetables boosts psychological well-being in just 2 weeks
Medical News Today

Young adults who were given extra fruits and vegetables each day for 14 days ate more of the produce and experienced a boost in motivation and vitality.

Adding vitamin D to food reduces deaths, say scientists
The Guardian

Move would also save NHS money, argue authors of major study that shows vitamin D can reduce risk of respiratory infections.