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 06, 2019

Food Banks Canada for first time releases HungerCount digital report for all access
Cision

Food Banks Canada has released its national HungerCount 2018 report, which provides a clear view of who is most affected by food insecurity across Canada.

Hydroponic growing program bears fruit — or, rather, vegetables
CBC

Some people in western Newfoundland are enjoying fresh, local vegetables in the dead of winter, thanks to an initiative to introduce hydroponics kits to community groups.

P.E.I. daycares preparing for changes to food menus
CBC

Prince Edward Island's menu guidelines for early years centres are still based on the old Canada's Food Guide.

A diet rich in fiber and vegetables can relieve depression
Medical News Today

A healthful diet can "significantly reduce" symptoms of depression. That's the conclusion from a meta-analysis of existing randomized, clinical trials.

Is dark chocolate really good for us?
Florida Today

Dietitian Susie Bond outlines the research on the health benefits of cocoa.