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 March 07, 2019

City wants your input on backyard chicken coops
Orillia Matters

In May 2017, following much public interest and to foster local food production, Council approved awarding of up to 12 hen coop licenses permitting backyard chickens in Orillia on a two-year trial basis.

At-risk food insecure children stand to benefit from targeted student nutrition programs, stable funding important to their success

"Providing a healthy breakfast is an effective measure to improve academic performance and cognitive functioning among undernourished populations," according to a new report.

Sodium and potassium Dietary Reference Intake values updated in new report
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine reviews current evidence and updates the Dietary Reference Intakes for sodium and potassium that were established in 2005.

What’s so special about golden berries?

Are golden berries really a nutritional golden child?