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 November 04, 2015

Climate change may lead to more malnutrition – UN
The Rappler

Climate change severely threatens food security, which could subject an additional 600 million people to malnutrition by 2080, according to the United Nations.

More fruits, veggies in youth linked to healthy heart decades later
Philly Voice

Young adults who eat the most fruits and vegetable have the least calcified plaque buildup in their arteries decades later, which indicates a reduced risk of heart disease, according to a new study.

Natural colors becoming a go-to, still prove challenging
Food Dive

Food and beverage companies are turning away from artificial colors toward using natural colors  in response to consumer demand, but lingering issues are making the transition challenging.

Time for a Giant Tiger in downtown Guelph?
Guelph Mercury

Locally, a 2014 study showed that Guelph is no stranger to food insecurity. In fact, Downtown Guelph is arguably a "food desert". In this article, the author discusses the possibility of opening a discount retail outlet like Giant Tiger to  help address food insecurity in the city.