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

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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 03, 2019

What to tell your patients about 8 popular weight-loss programs
American Medical Association

Diets that promise quick weight-loss results are eye-catching, but often overlook the principles of long-term, sustainable, healthy eating. Understanding the different types of weight-loss programs and fad diets saturating the market can help health care professionals provide proper advice for patients.

Why adapting climate resilience policies is a trigger for food security
Standard Digital

While food security holds key to the prosperity of any country, providing growing populations with sufficient and nutritious food remains a challenge. Reliance on seasonal subsistence farming and the slow adoption of modern farming means that chronic malnutrition and acute food shortages will remain a reality.

5 fun ways to teach your kids about healthy eating
Independent Online

Making healthy food choices is an important skill for kids to learn early in life. Try these activities to increase children’s recognition and awareness of different vegetables.

Charlebois: Hunger is a horrible word. And how to solve it is an undertaking for us all
Ottawa Citizen

We know that more than 800 million suffer from hunger around the globe. In the western world, hunger surrounds us. It is estimated that four million Canadians experience food insecurity regularly.