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 July 05, 2018

In the West Island, hunger is often invisible
Montreal Gazette

One in five residents of West Island, Montreal turns to a community group for help every year and 6,861 West Islanders receive food assistance every month. West Island community groups have banded together to launch an awareness campaign with the slogan “Let’s Make the Invisible Visible.”

In India, swapping crops could save water and improve nutrition
Science Daily

Replacing some rice with less thirsty crops could dramatically reduce water demand in agriculture globally, while also improving nutrition.

Nutrient-dense lentils significantly reduce blood glucose levels: study
Food in Canada

Researchers at the University of Guelph have shown that replacing potatoes or rice with pulses can lower an individual’s blood glucose levels by more than 20 per cent.

Air pollution linked to 3.2 million new diabetes cases in one year

Levels of air pollution well below what is considered safe by the World Health Organization are causing an increased risk of diabetes worldwide, according to a study published Friday in the journal Lancet Planetary Health.