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 17, 2017

Crickets over chickens: First study of its kind shows that farming insects for food is sustainable
National Post

A University of Copenhagen study reports that farming crickets for food is more sustainable than other livestock when examined on 15 potential problem areas of commercial production.

Confused about what’s healthy? A new nutrition survey shows you’re not alone.
The Washington Post

Is our inability to determine the best, most reliable sources of information getting in the way of the improved health we almost universally seek?

Fresh Bucks help kids eat healthy
Fauquier times

The free Fresh Bucks program is a community collaboration to inspire kids to eat healthy fresh foods, and encourage a connection to local farmers, growers and producers at their local farmers market.

We’re Making the Wrong Type of Food Waste: Nutrient-Dense Foods, Not Junk Food, Leading Food Waste Epidemic
Organic Authority

Researchers from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health say that we’re wasting “healthy” foods at “disproportionately high rates,” while unhealthy junk foods are less prone to spoiling.

Holistic approach that downplays RCTs best path to optimal nutrition, paper says

A holistic approach to optimal nutrition that would include other research modes beyond RCTs will be the best way to get a handle on the modern plague of obesity, authors of a recent paper concluded.