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 12, 2019

Let’s get more food literate and help reduce waste
Times Colonist

Improving our food literacy — understanding the environmental, social and economic impact of our food choices — can help us make a positive daily impact, and learn to appreciate every meal.

Eating 'ultraprocessed' foods accelerates your risk of early death, study says

According to new research from France, we face a 14% higher risk of early death with each 10% increase in the amount of ultraprocessed foods we eat.

Grocery-store based nutrition education improves eating habits
Science Daily

A new study found that grocery store-based nutrition counseling was effective in changing dietary habits of patients being treated for hypertension.

Eating locally grown food isn’t always the most sustainable option
Genetic Literacy Project

People who eat local believe that because their food doesn’t travel far from farm to plate they are doing something good for the environment. While this idea might be well meaning, for a variety of reasons it doesn’t always pan out.