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 18, 2017

First Nations teaching farm in Dawson City expands, adds animals
CBC News

Now in its second year, the farm program has 23 students eager to work the land this summer, six of whom are high school students.

To improve patient diets, the doctor is in … the kitchen
PBS NewsHour

More and more primary care doctors are using the kitchen as the place to prescribe a powerful medicine: healthy food.

Experts warn parents of the risks of getting vegan diets wrong in young children
Medical News Today

Experts are warning that young children who follow a vegan diet without medical and dietary advice carry the risk of a number of nutrient deficiencies, which can have potentially devastating health effects.

Report: Coordinate efforts to ensure food, nutrition security
Cornell Chronicle

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities said food security problems are poised to intensify unless there is a deliberate effort to create true global food and nutrition security.

'Healthy' foods have most of us confused, survey finds
CNN

A new survey suggests that most Americans are confused about what counts as a healthy food choice.