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 04, 2019

McMaster University study will explore the impact of basic income pilot on poverty reduction in Hamilton
The Hamilton Spectator

The largest basic income experiment in the world to date was taking place in Ontario, and it has been brought to a hasty end without any analysis or data collection. The McMaster University Basic Income Project aims to help fill the gap.

$5.75 school lunches: New Westminster brings in meal program to reduce stigma, improve nutrition

The voluntary meals are available to all students regardless of financial situation.

Many global health threats linked to climate change
Times Colonist

The World Health Organization recently released a report on the top 10 threats to health in 2019. Strikingly, several are related to global ecological change.

40-pound cabbage inspires 9-year-old to reduce food insecurity in the United States

1 in 8 people in the United States struggle to put food on their plates. But a South Carolina woman has been on a mission to lower that number, one garden at a time, since she was in elementary school.

How safe is 'clean' food?
Food Processing

While consumers may be demanding it, food scientists warn of increased risks for foodborne pathogens.