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 05, 2018

Backpack program tackles food insecurity for youth
The Observer

A recently launched initiative that provides youth with a bag full of food, toiletries and information is helping address the growing issue of food insecurity in Lambton County, Ontario.

University meal plans: Love ‘em, but pay for ‘em
The Globe and Mail

Long nights in the library and the requirements of teamwork means Ms. Reifsnyder still eats mostly on campus. But she doesn't plan on visiting the dining halls anytime soon because they are too expensive.

As Asian cities expand, millions who live in them are going hungry, UN report shows
Global News

Hundreds of millions of children and adults in Asia’s rapidly expanding cities are undernourished, and will remain so without “inclusive, sustainable and nutrition-sensitive” urban planning, United Nations officials said on Friday.

How Ontario scientists are working to keep your fruit fresher longer

Researchers at the University of Guelph have been unlocking the preserving potential of an organic compound called hexanal. Their goal: to make a dent in the 1.3 billion tonnes of food that get lost or wasted worldwide each year.