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 June 12, 2019

Could AI revolutionise new product development in the food industry?
Retail Insight Network

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming the food industry by opening the doors to innovation and new product development (NPD), aligning to global food trends. This is not only limited to developed economies but is also taking off in emerging economies.

Q&A: Why women farmers are key to good nutrition
devex

Empowering more women farmers is key to improving nutrition, according to Antonella D’Aprile, country director for Nicaragua at the World Food Programme.

Microgreens: a tiny, nutritional, easy-to-grow crop all year
CTV News

If you like munching on seedlings, consider directing your palate toward microgreens. These tiny vegetables burst with rich, leafy flavours ranging from spicy to sweet, and their nutritional power exceeds that of the adult plants.

Nunavut’s Tootoo calls for inquiry into ‘Phoenix’ North food program
APTN National News

Since it launched in 2007, successive governments have spent a half a billion dollars on the Nutrition North program. In that time the number of houses affected by food insecurity has risen from 33 to over 50 per cent.