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 May 01, 2017

'I was failing': Farming class connects Esquimalt First Nations students with the land
CBC News

Land-based learning brings Indigenous students together at Esquimalt High School.

Leslie Beck: Lettuce rethink our approach to spring salad
The Globe and Mail

Sure, kale and spinach are often heralded as “super foods,” but they’re not the only nutrient-packed greens on the block.

Body Mass Index could be a migraine risk factor
Digital Journal

There are multiple reasons for migraines, ranging from stress to genetics. A new factor to consider could be body mass index according to a new study.

Low Potassium Levels Linked to Increased Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease
Medical News Bulletin

New research determined a link between potassium levels, with the risk of developing chronic kidney disease in a mostly white population.

Shaming Children So Parents Will Pay the School Lunch Bill
The New York Times

Holding children publicly accountable for unpaid school lunch bills — by throwing away their food, providing a less desirable alternative lunch or branding them with markers — is often referred to as “lunch shaming.”