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 May 25, 2017

Northeast Town leases land for $1 for greenhouse food hub
The Manitoulin Expositor

The Northern Ontario Permaculture Research Institute has partnered with Nooj’s Child Poverty Task Force and Healthy Kids Community Challenge Manitoulin to build a 100 square-foot greenhouse and community garden to educate youth.

Reducing grocery store food waste
Radio Canada International

A new mobile app seeks to, if not eliminate waste, at least start the process of reducing it, while also giving consumers a price break.

Learning about nutrition from food imagery and online quizzes
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Pictures of food on social media could be used to teach about healthy food choices.

The Messy Relationship Between Food Stamps and Health
The Atlantic

Several studies show beneficiaries of the program are more likely to be obese. But the answer is not to cut benefits, some academics say.

Want a healthy heart? Eat chocolate, new study says

Published in the medical journal Heart on Tuesday, the study discovered adults who snacked on chocolate one to three times a month were 10 to 20 percent less likely to suffer from atrial fibrillation.